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By air, land and sea: Putin’s modes of transport
« on: January 05, 2017, 10:11:06 AM »
By air, land and sea: Putin’s modes of transport

http://rbth.com/politics_and_society/2017/01/04/by-air-land-and-sea-putins-modes-of-transport_654057
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Re: By air, land and sea: Putin’s modes of transport
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2017, 02:19:30 AM »
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NTV journalist Vadim Takmenev once asked while riding with Putin if the president was aware of the immense traffic jams caused by the presidential motorcade. "I apologize. I am sorry. But what can I do, I need to work. How else can I move around?" Putin replied. Takmenev suggested he might follow the example of French President Francois Hollande, whose motorcade stopped at traffic lights on the way to his inauguration. "He is a good man. But I do not do populism," Putin replied.

That made me laugh.

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Re: By air, land and sea: Putin’s modes of transport
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2017, 06:31:34 AM »
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NTV journalist Vadim Takmenev once asked while riding with Putin if the president was aware of the immense traffic jams caused by the presidential motorcade. "I apologize. I am sorry. But what can I do, I need to work. How else can I move around?" Putin replied. Takmenev suggested he might follow the example of French President Francois Hollande, whose motorcade stopped at traffic lights on the way to his inauguration. "He is a good man. But I do not do populism," Putin replied.

That made me laugh.

Many Russian drivers also fail to observe traffic lights.. :ROFL:
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