Category Archives: Vladimir Putin

March 17, 2017

Ann Coulter: Putin is a Better Ally for Trump than Merkel (Video)

“The fight now is with [radical] Islam, which openly says they are going to come in our country… various countries—the West, infiltrate and turn us all Muslim— this is the new Soviet threat— there is no Soviet threat.”

Author Ann Coulter said Russian President Vladimir Putin is a much better ally in the fight against radical Islam than Germany’s Angela Merkel.

“It’s strange that much of the media seems to, I mean with this obsession with NATO, see Merkel as more of an ally and Putin as the enemy,” Coulter told the FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo. “Right now the real enemy of the United States and all of Western civilization is radical Islam and Putin is obviously a much better ally in that fight than Merkel is.”

Coulter said Germany’s open door migrant policy is destroying all of Western Europe.

“She’s inviting all of these Muslim migrants in. They have to have training programs for the refugees… You’d think they’d be able to control themselves… and they can’t do it,” she said.

In her opinion, the media’s perception of Russia is no longer relevant.

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November 4, 2016

Putin Warns European Countries Have “No Future” if They Continue to Accept Migrants (Video)

“A society that cannot defend its children today has no tomorrow”

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his bewilderment at why European countries were taking in so many migrants given the increasing number of rapes sweeping the continent, asserting that a society which cannot protect its children “has no future”.

In remarks made earlier this week, Putin made reference to a story out of Austria where an Iraqi migrant was not punished for raping a 10-year-old boy at a swimming pool in Vienna after he claimed it was a “sexual emergency” and that he didn’t understand the boy didn’t want to be raped.

“It doesn’t fit into my head what on earth they’re thinking over there,” said Putin, adding, “This is the result of the dilution of national values.”

“I can’t even explain the rationale – is it a sense of guilt before the migrants?” he asked. “What’s going on? It’s not clear.”

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October 29, 2016

Putin: ‘There’s a reason’ Donald Trump ‘behaves extravagantly’

Trump “behaves extravagantly of course, we see this, but I think there’s a reason for this. He represents part of US society that’s tired of having the elite in power for decades,” Putin said.

Russian President Vladimir Putin told a group of foreign policy experts in southern Russia on Thursday that Donald Trump’s “extravagant behavior” is just his way of getting his message across to voters.

“He has chosen a method to get through to voters’ hearts,” Putin said at the annual meeting of the the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, Russia.

Trump “behaves extravagantly of course, we see this, but I think there’s a reason for this. He represents part of US society that’s tired of having the elite in power for decades,” Putin said.

Putin said the mainstream US media claim he supports Trump over Hillary Clinton is “nonsense,” but that Russia “welcomes statements that US-Russian relations should be improved from anyone.” The US intelligence community has accused the Russian government of being behind hacks of Democratic organizations’ emails, a charge Russia has denied.

Putin and Clinton, the Democratic nominee, have a history of mutual distrust. It stems from Clinton’s claim in 2011 that Russia’s elections that year were fraudulent — which Putin said “set the tone for certain actors inside the country” to protest — and her support for a military intervention in Libya to oust Moammar Gadhafi, which he said was done “without court or investigation.”

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October 14, 2016

Wikileaks Bombshell: John Podesta Owned 75,000 Shares in Putin-Connected Energy Company

Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta’s membership on the executive board of an energy company, Joule Unlimited, which received millions from a Putin-connected Russian government fund, also included “75,000 common shares,” according to an email exchange uncovered by the Wikileaks hacks.

In the newly-uncovered email exchanged under the subject “Podesta Outstanding Docs for Joule,” Eryn Sepp, who was an assistant to Podesta at the Center for American Progress, forwarded a message to Podesta from Mark C. Solakian, who was Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Joule Unlimited Technologies, Inc.

“It is my understanding that John transferred the resulting 75,000 common shares from the option exercise to the Leonidio LLC.,” Slovakian wrote in a January 2014 email, referencing the Delaware-based holding company. “As such, we would need to edit the Transfer of Share Agreement to reflect the transfer of 75,000 common shares to the LLC.”

Podesta’s membership on the board of directors of Joule Unlimited was first revealed in research from Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large and Government Accountability Institute (GAI) President Peter Schweizer.

In the report, tilted, “From Russia with Money: Hillary Clinton, the Russian Reset, and Cronyism,” it’s revealed that Podesta joined the Joule Unlimited board in June 2011.

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September 15, 2016

Washington Post pushes conspiracy theory Trump, Putin poisoned Hillary

Concussion expert suggests analysis of Clinton’s blood.

Up until the dramatic moment when Hillary Clinton prematurely left a memorial service marking the 15th anniversary of 9/11 in New York City and collapsed as aides pushed her into a van, the national media had steadfastly refused to address concerns about the Democratic presidential nominee’s health as anything but “conspiracy theories.”

In the blink of an eye on Sunday, media outlets like NBC News, the New York Times and the Washington Post were forced by the stunning video images of Clinton’s “fainting” episode to finally get real about her health woes.

Chris Cillizza, who writes the Washington Post’s political blog, “The Fix,” was blasting “conspiracy theorists” just a week before Clinton’s collapse:

“Beyond the Clinton conspiracy theorists who believe she had something to do with Vince Foster’s death and that she was secretly responsible for everything from Y2K to the SpaceX explosion last week, it’s hard to plausibly insist, based on the available data, that Clinton is ill,” Cillizza wrote.

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December 21, 2015

Trump: Being Honest Is My Campaign Strategy (Video)

Watch the clip for part one of the interview, which touched on Vladimir Putin (likes him), Tom Brokaw (doesn’t like him), his competition in the 2016 race and more.

On “Media Buzz,” Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said that he has no campaign strategy other than “honesty” and telling “it like it is.”

Howie Kurtz had asked the GOP frontrunner if his strategy was to dominate campaign coverage by saying things he knows would get a huge media reaction, like a plan to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country.

The billionaire real estate mogul responded: “I have no campaign strategy.”

“Do you know what my strategy is? Honesty. I say it like it is…and tell it like it is.”

On his comments about Muslims, Trump said “the fact is that there’s a problem.”

“We’re going to solve the problem. The way we’re going to solve the problem is to air the problem. I air the problem.”

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December 18, 2015

America first –- or World War III by Pat Buchanan

GOP hawks shouldn’t assume President Putin is a coward.

“If you’re in favor of World War III, you have your candidate.”

So said Rand Paul, looking directly at Gov. Chris Christie, who had just responded to a question from CNN’s Wolf Blitzer as to whether he would shoot down a Russian plane that violated his no-fly zone in Syria.

“Not only would I be prepared to do it, I would do it,” blurted Christie: “I would talk to Vladimir Putin … I’d say to him, ‘Listen, Mr. President, there’s a no-fly zone in Syria; you fly in, it applies to you.’

“Yes, we would shoot down the planes of Russian pilots if in fact they were stupid enough to think that this president was the same feckless weakling … we have in the Oval Office … right now.”

Ex-Gov. George Pataki and ex-Sen. Rick Santorum would also impose a no-fly zone and shoot down Russian planes that violated it. Said Gov. John Kasich, “It’s time we punched the Russians in the nose.”

Carly Fiorina would impose a no-fly zone and not even talk to Putin until we’ve conducted “military exercises in the Baltic States” on Russia’s border. Jeb Bush, too, would impose a no-fly zone.

These warhawks apparently assume that President Putin is a coward who, if you shoot down his warplanes, will back away from a fight.

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December 17, 2015

Putin praises Trump: He’s a really brilliant and talented person

“He says he wants to move on to a new, more substantial relationship, a deeper relationship with Russia, how can we not welcome that?” Putin said. “Of course we welcome that.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin had kind words for his “stablemate” Donald Trump during an annual end-of-the-year Q-and-A session in Moscow.

“He’s a really brilliant and talented person, without any doubt,” Putin told reporters, according to a translation by Interfax. “It’s not our job to judge his qualities, that’s a job for American voters, but he’s the absolute leader in the presidential race.”

Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, has been blunt about his plans for defrosting U.S. relations with Russia should he be elected president.

“I would get along with him,” Trump previously said of Putin, adding, “I would get along with a lot of the world leaders that this country is not getting along with.”

At Thursday’s press conference, Putin seemed to support Trump’s claim.

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November 18, 2015

Putin vows payback after confirmation of Egypt plane bomb

“Our air force’s military work in Syria must not simply be continued,” he said. “It must be intensified in such a way that the criminals understand that retribution is inevitable.”

President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt down those responsible for blowing up a Russian airliner over Egypt and intensified air strikes against militants in Syria, after the Kremlin concluded a bomb had destroyed the plane last month, killing 224 people.

Putin ordered the Russian navy in the eastern Mediterranean to coordinate its actions on the sea and in the air with the French navy, after the Kremlin used long-range bombers and cruise missiles in Syria and announced it would expand its strike force by 37 planes.

“We will find them anywhere on the planet and punish them,” Putin said of the plane bombers at a somber Kremlin meeting broadcast on Tuesday. The FSB security service swiftly announced a $50 million bounty in a global manhunt for the bombers.

Until Tuesday, Russia had played down assertions from Western countries that the Oct. 31 crash was the work of terrorists, saying it was important to let the official investigation run its course.

But four days after Islamist gunmen and bombers killed at least 129 people in Paris, Alexander Bortnikov, the head of the FSB, said in televised comments that traces of foreign-made explosive had been found on fragments of the downed plane and on passengers’ personal belongings.

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