Putin to Western elites: Game over

Original Wikimedia and Openclipart images modified by CNLib

Original Wikimedia and Openclipart images modified by CNLib

”Most people in the English-speaking parts of the world missed Putin’s speech at the Valdai conference in Sochi a few days ago, and, chances are, those of you who have heard of the speech didn’t get a chance to read it, and missed its importance. Western media did their best to ignore it or to twist its meaning. Regardless of what you think or don’t think of Putin, this is probably the most important political speech since Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech of March 5, 1946.” (1) – emphasis in green added

”An excellent blogger about Russia distills Putin’s Sochi speech into 10 simple points’‘ – Dmitry Orlov, Russia-Insider.com

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A calm President Putin vs “nasty tone and pathetic questions” from French Media

Russian President Vladimir Putin granted an interview to Europe-1 and TF-1  in France / Screenshot from YouTube video

Russian President Vladimir Putin granted an interview to Europe-1 and TF-1 in France / Screenshot from YouTube video

“Putin presented a calm, confident demeanor and was never ruffled by the nasty tone and pathetic questions that were thrown at him.” (1)

“C’est la première interview que le président russe accorde aux médias occidentaux depuis le début de la crise en Ukraine.” This is the first interview that the Russian president gives Western media since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine. (2)

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