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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014:
President Putin´s Girlfriend Alina
Kabayeva Carries Olympic Torch

International Business Times [UK], by Priya Joshi

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 2/8/2014 9:36:41 AM

While the spectacle of the world´s most expensive Olympics, with its inflatable St. Basil´s, technical glitches, unceremonial slip-ups and surreptitious signs of protest, had a global audience captivated, all eyes were on the torch bearers, in particular, gymnast Alina Kabayeva, who also happens to be President Vladimir Putin´s girlfriend. Putin had earlier refuted suggestions that Kabayeva would be afforded the special privilege of wielding the Olympic torch at the opening ceremony. "I´m aware of this [speculation that Kabayeva will light the flame]," he said. "I was told of this by [Kremlin spokesman] Dmitry Peskov. These are the usual red herrings.

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Involved with this woman since 2008, Putin apparently put his wife in a mental institution in 2011 so that he could pursue the relationship. He said that he divorced her last year and he may have married his flexible love. All is secret. Sort of. The Russians are embarrassed by his antics.

He denies all. How Obamaesque.
Headline corrected by staff,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 2/8/2014 10:06:09 AM     (No. 9724441)

Saw him on the ceremonies last night. He looks like a fun guy to hang around.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/8/2014 10:19:59 AM     (No. 9724465)

Fifth Olympic ring fails to open up. Obama and Putin agree that it was Bush´s fault. /s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: alpha91c, 2/8/2014 10:27:12 AM     (No. 9724475)

Maybe O could put the first Wookie in an institution. It would save the taxpayers a bunch of $$$

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/8/2014 8:00:39 PM     (No. 9724982)

So, are we to believe she is still carrying a torch for him... ?

(it´s a tough job, bust somebody had to... )

I would appreciate the opportunity to review some comparison photos
between this Russian contortionist and, say, Liz Hurley.

I´m sure some journalist in the U.K. is already hard at work on it.

There were rumors for years that Billyboobboob Klintoon was perhaps
involved with a female contortionist...
until she broke it off.

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