Sunday, March 4, 2012

Putin claims victory in Russian election

"It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed"-Vladimir Lenin

Putin claims victory and the specter of the Soviet Union just got a little more real. Putin ran and basically seems posed to be president for life. He was able to convince George W. that he was a good guy. Hillary and Obama may be harder to convince but may have no other choice. Cuts to our nuclear forces, military and a potential war with Iran means the US is in no position to be too antagonistic towards Russia. Time will tell if Putin will become more aggressive or turn into an elder statesmen of sorts. I'm betting on the former.

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Al Jazeera

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