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Old 29th July 2018, 12:41 PM   #323
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Originally Posted by Minoosh View Post
Plus, when do reporters get a chance to ask him tough questions? Probably never, in Russia.
Not anymore, anyway. There was a time... then he had them arrested, sometimes murdered.
The US sanctions he's trying to get removed were retaliation for a wave of journalist assassinations, not so much for Crimea.

Russian reporters read from government approved scripts these days.
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