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What is now known as Ukraine, was Russia 120 years ago.

Just saying.

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P.S. Same can be said for much of Poland. I know, as that is where my wife's ancestors came here from as political refugees back then.

What became Russia later was part of Ukraine


http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine...:KiewerRus.jpg





and earlier part of Mongolia





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Old 19.03.2015, 01:01
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Re: Putin's whereabouts - Ticino?

Hmmm, more "gossip"

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Peskov said 'The President had to cancel trip to Crimea and stay in Moscow to resolve important matters'
Putin also declared Russians and Ukrainians "one people" today, but there isn't a single Ukrainian flag to be seen there at his speech ...or, I guess he meant that they will all be one people once Ukraine is destroyed and absorbed into Russia?

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Old 19.03.2015, 01:07
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Hmmm, more "gossip"

Putin also declared Russians and Ukrainians "one people" today, but there isn't a single Ukrainian flag to be seen there at his speech ...or, I guess he meant that they will all be one people once Ukraine is destroyed and absorbed into Russia?




THIS is Putin's Russia




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Except in Western democracies, there are actual candidates and elections. Can anyone name who ran against Putin in the last 3 Russian "elections"?
I can. Can you? But following your logic election in Germany, for example, are not democratic - I wonder if anybody can name any candidates from there.
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What became Russia later was part of Ukraine


http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine...:KiewerRus.jpg





and earlier part of Mongolia






Its other way around - what was Russia before became Ukraine. In the first place there was Ancient Russia. You will not see in any archeological artefacts anything about Ancient Ukraine and you can not argue with archeology.
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What became Russia later was part of Ukraine




and earlier part of Mongolia





Kievan Rus became orthodox Christian in 988. Mongolian empire came to river Volga in the frame of their Western military complain only in 1236.
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Old 19.03.2015, 10:54
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What is now known as Ukraine, was Russia 120 years ago.

Just saying.

Tom

P.S. Same can be said for much of Poland. I know, as that is where my wife's ancestors came here from as political refugees back then.
If we take out the world map and start colouring (in pink) what was Britain 120 years ago, or the Europe map and start colouring what was Germany and what was Austria-Hungary at that time we might run into lots of PC problems.
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and earlier part of Mongolia




and before that part of the Viking world

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Old 19.03.2015, 19:23
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If we take out the world map and start colouring (in pink) what was Britain 120 years ago, or the Europe map and start colouring what was Germany and what was Austria-Hungary at that time we might run into lots of PC problems.
"pink" why did they ever choose that as the traditional colour
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Old 19.03.2015, 20:26
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"pink" why did they ever choose that as the traditional colour
Because Queen Victoria was a girlie maybe?
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Re: Putin's whereabouts - Ticino?

Interesting analysis linking Putin's disappearance to the Nemtsov murder....

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It was amid this turmoil that Putin vanished from public view on March 5, just six days after Nemtsov was assassinated and three days before Dadayev was charged.

"Putin appeared, live and legitimate, at exactly the same moment when Interfax reported that the Nemtsov assassination wasn't a contract hit," political analyst Leonid Volkov wrote on Facebook.

"Putin had to make a choice. Either feed Kadyrov to the FSB-men, or give up the FSB to Kadyrov. It's a difficult and unpleasant choice.... And he chose the one and only thing he could choose: Kadyrov."

Kadyrov is widely known to covet a high post in Moscow. And he is also believed to want his cousin and close associate, Adam Delimkhanov, to replace him in Chechnya.

It's worth noting that over a nine-day period, Kadyrov has been given no fewer than three state awards.
On March 9, shortly after Dadayev was arrested and charged, he was given the Order of Merit, the state's highest honor. On March 16, the day Putin reappeared in public, he received a medal For Devotion and Duty from authorities in Russia-annexed Crimea. And on March 18, he was honored by the Federal Penitentiary Service.



"If Kadyrov were indeed freelancing into political assassinations in Moscow and were allowed to walk away unpunished, he would be taking Putin and the entire Russian leadership hostage, which might be precisely his plan,"
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Old 20.03.2015, 19:03
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Interesting analysis linking Putin's disappearance to the Nemtsov murder....
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"One of men charged with the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov confessed under duress, a member of Russia's human rights council says.

Wounds on Zaur Dadayev's body suggested he had been tortured, Andrei Babushkin said after visiting the suspect in prison on Tuesday.

Officials say the visit should have been to check confinement conditions only and have warned of interference
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Interesting that despite the confession nobody seems to know Dadayev's motive for this murder; of course, if he did not do it or was paid to do it then........
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Re: Putin's whereabouts - Ticino?

So that is where Putin was; bring money home.

From CNBC; Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged Russian business leaders to bring money held abroad back to Russia sooner rather than later, warning that international sanctions could see foreign assets frozen.

"I would like to repeat that the situation is such that alarming information is coming from some countries and we are getting the impression that attempts may be made to prevent the return of capital to Russia," Putin told the business community at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs congress in Moscow on Thursday, according to a transcript of the speech published on the Kremlin's website.
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Its other way around - what was Russia before became Ukraine. In the first place there was Ancient Russia. You will not see in any archeological artefacts anything about Ancient Ukraine and you can not argue with archeology.

WHAT "ancient Russia" ?? Russia as a Nation was simply not existing
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Re: Putin's whereabouts - Ticino?

Blick writes that Putin's girlfriend's new womanly curves confirms that she recently had a baby. The pictures in the article are from her first public appearance since giving birth to a girl in Ticino in late February or March, depending on the rumor:

http://www.blick.ch/news/ausland/ers...id3777262.html
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My Russian is rusty, but if I remember right - if it's a boy, then he would be a Putin. And if it's a girl, she'd be a Putina.

And if its between ,It`s "Poutine"
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And if its between ,It`s "Poutine"
The question remains whether French-Canadian poutine is more palatable than the Russian version:
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