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Read what Putin actually said in St.Petersburg about NATO

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OEN contributors often target the US media for not providing adequate or accurate news about the rest of the world, but it's difficult to identify precise examples of a failure. Today's Global Public Square, Fareed Zakaria's signature Sunday program, provides a glaring indictment of US media practices.

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The Russian president's answer to Zakaria's questions were translated simultaneously, but the answer to the question about the reason for anti-Russian sanctions was cut and spliced several times, turning it into gibberish. After you listen to CNN, go to this link, to read what Putin actually said and you will have an idea of the lengths to which the US media goes to distort US-Russia relations. Putin said that the coup in Ukraine was to justify NATO's existence.
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