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Putin ´sacks 18 top-
ranking Russian officials´

Independent [UK], by Freddy Mayhew

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/10/2014 9:00:03 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sacked 18 high-ranking officers from their posts, according to a Ukrainian news website. In a purging move by the embattled world leader, heads of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federal Drug Control Service and the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation lost their jobs. The dismissals, reported exclusively by Euromaidan Press, are said to have been carried out in secret. While no official announcement appears to have been made by Mr Putin, reporters have posted links to the Kremlin’s official website – which can be translated into English – that show a list of staff

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Carried out in secret? Putin and 0bama have the same "transparent" government. If true, wonder what the fallout will be.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/10/2014 9:07:03 AM     (No. 9960241)

Obama, are you watching how it´s done?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Emerson, 8/10/2014 10:02:40 AM     (No. 9960299)

Putin has enemies at home and is making more by the hour.

Revolution is not a new idea in Russia. Is Obie paying attention?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: shamus, 8/10/2014 10:06:04 AM     (No. 9960302)

Siberia is lovely this time of year.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hazymac, 8/10/2014 10:43:39 AM     (No. 9960349)

Vlad probably served them each a nice hot cup o´ polonium tea. With a packet of Splenda.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 8/10/2014 11:39:11 AM     (No. 9960418)

Plotting to overthrow ´dear leader´? Maybe just insufficient groveling.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dvc, 8/10/2014 7:12:40 PM     (No. 9960801)

Actually, #3, it is, but the mosquitoes are pretty bad. But is really is miserable in January.

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