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Putin praises Obama's missile defense decision,0,2726164.story

He calls dropping plans for missile shield installations 'very right and brave'
I know Russia has a very good reason for not wanting the missile defense in Poland.
Have people forgotten?
In August 1939 Stalin signed a non-aggression pact with Hitler in order to keep the aggressive Hitler away from Russia. The two dictatorships' mighty armies then attacked and occupied Poland from West and East and divided it between them.

Is Obama playing right into their hands?

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Asked by Crissy1213 at 4:47 PM on Sep. 18, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (14)
  • Its a stupid move on his part. Russia knows he is weak as does the rest of the world. Like they say, you can take the man out of the KGB but you can't take the KGB out of the man.,

    Answer by Carpy at 5:00 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Putin is not the President . He can say what he wants. Miss Crissy study up Eastern & Western Europe's history!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:15 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Don't kid yourself anon :14, Putin is still very powerful and influential. You should never underestimate your enemies.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:43 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Miss Crissy study up Eastern & Western Europe's history!
    LoL, First it is Mrs. I am married. Second I know my history, he was the 2nd president of Russia and is currently the prime minister. A prime minister is the most senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. Putin submits to the President proposals on the structure and functions of the central institutions of the executive branch (e.g. ministries and federal agencies). He also represents the Government as an institution in foreign relations and inside the country.

    Answer by Crissy1213 at 5:57 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Chrissy, you just posted what I would of written when I saw the anons reply.

    Answer by Carpy at 6:06 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Mrs.OP Russia does not have parliament.So, still keep studying!


    Answer by Anonymous at 6:58 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Anon stay in school

    The 628-member parliament, termed the Federal Assembly, consists of two chambers, the 450-member State Duma (the lower house) and the 176-member Federation Council (the upper house).

    Answer by Crissy1213 at 7:15 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • Of course Putin does. He sees us as weak. We have apologized to everyone. Do you think Putin would? He's loving our new, gentle, kind president.

    Answer by jesse123456 at 7:38 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • This was the dumbest move on BO's part. But, it just confirms what I've thought all along...that he's a Trojan Horse! Maybe when Russia launches missles at the US they'll hit the White House BO's bedroom!  We could use one less dumbass in there!


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:43 PM on Sep. 18, 2009

  • There was never any need to site missiles so close to Russia's border, many people in those countries did not want them there and it was just another example of Geo Bush brinkmanship and misguidedly trying to pressure Russia. Obama's explanation is sensible, it makes good sense politically, strategically and also financially. We have to learn to work with Russia and not slip back into old cold war policies and practices. Russia is not a threat.

    Answer by janet116 at 12:19 AM on Sep. 19, 2009

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