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Rebels down Ukraine helicopters,
Obama calls on Russia to stand down

Reuters, by Maria Tsvetkova

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 5/2/2014 2:01:01 PM

President Barack Obama said on Friday the United States would move to "sectoral sanctions" on Russia if Moscow impeded plans for elections in Ukraine later this month. Obama was speaking to reporters at the White House after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who also supported a move to wider sanctions and said the European Union and the United States would continue to work in concert on the issue. "The next step is going to be a broader-based sectoral sanctions regime," Obama said. Merkel agreed, saying that May was a critical date and "we will see to it that elections

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Pooty isn´t exactly shaking in his booties over Obama´s warning.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hard Nard, 5/2/2014 2:31:43 PM     (No. 9834006)

Nobody in the world takes BHO seriously, so why would Russia?



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Reply 2 - Posted by: varkdriver, 5/2/2014 2:48:33 PM     (No. 9834038)

OP, I know what Putin is ´shakin´ in Barry´s direction, much like the French knight on the castle in Monty Python´s Holy Grail.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rochow, 5/2/2014 3:55:24 PM     (No. 9834113)

HAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHHHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHH!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: watashiyo, 5/2/2014 4:53:39 PM     (No. 9834177)

Stand down order from that twiggy legged golfer in shorts? .....feeling sorry for the his men in uniform.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 5/2/2014 5:44:59 PM     (No. 9834219)

So, Putin must be thinking;

"Øbama calls on us to ´stand down´? Buwahhhhahahhahha...Oh, that card!

"By the way, didn´t I say we were not talking to him anymore? Forget that. I get such a laugh out of his fussy little boy antics. He´s like watching Donald Duck!"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sanchin, 5/2/2014 6:52:41 PM     (No. 9834270)

LOL

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KTWO, 5/2/2014 7:34:10 PM     (No. 9834322)

Saying Russia must not impede Ukraine´s election seems vague and therefore is unlikely to be helpful.

What exactly does it mean? No pro-Russian candidates or parties? No violence at the polls? Permitting the Kiev government to staff all polling place and count the votes? What?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: harper, 5/2/2014 9:40:01 PM     (No. 9834439)

Stand down or I will be forced to yell Stand Down again!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: FormerDem, 5/2/2014 11:47:40 PM     (No. 9834529)

Nope, I am not going to take Obama´s word for it re who is doing all this shooting. The Russians have surface to air missiles but so do the Islamists, thanks to us.

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