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(Metro)   New book reveals that Vladamir Putin is one of Russia's nicest leaders   (metro.co.uk ) divider line
    More: Scary, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Sochi Winter Olympics, misgivings, Alexei Navalny  
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2014-02-12 01:36:11 AM  
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2014-02-12 01:37:50 AM  
You've got to be Putin me on

/yes, I know... old joke
//so am I
 
2014-02-12 08:18:31 AM  
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/Russia is notorious for asshole leaders.
 
2014-02-12 08:32:23 AM  
So, Putin is nicer than Stalin. Heck, Vlad the Impaler was nicer than Stalin. Talk about setting a pretty low bar there.
 
2014-02-12 08:36:11 AM  
Relatively speaking? Sure I could believe that.
 
2014-02-12 08:42:18 AM  
It would make a nice addition to his headstone: "The nicest tyrant Russia ever had."
 
2014-02-12 10:01:51 AM  
Personally nice and charming to everyone in the room while signing his name to orders to do evil things.

Humans are like that ... often there is a huge disconnect especially if they can't or won't personally see the evil.
 
2014-02-12 10:46:52 AM  
Considering Stalin? Lenin? Ivan the Terrible? Khrushchev? Sure Putin seems like a saint.

If we compare him with Andropov though ....

Russia needs more leaders like Andropov.
 
2014-02-12 11:18:57 AM  

LoneWolf343: /Russia is notorious for asshole leaders.


This.
Between the czars and the socialist/communist/Marxists/etc-ists murdering people for their ideals, Russia's had a few bad centuries.
Putin is a pretty decent leader, comparatively speaking.

/not saying he isn't bad.
/but he's not as bad.
 
2014-02-12 12:22:44 PM  
Kinda like people said George W. Bush was really nice if you knew him.  It doesn't make him any less of a mass-murderer.
 
2014-02-12 12:29:05 PM  
Was it published by the Kremlin?
 
2014-02-12 01:23:13 PM  
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2014-02-12 04:19:55 PM  
Good old LEAVE Putin/Yeltsin/Gorbachev/Brezhnev/khrushchev/Stalin/Lenin/Tsar#X/Tsar#Y ALONE BECAUSE ALTERNATIVE COULD BE WORSE argument
 
2014-02-12 04:44:35 PM  
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