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The West's Latest Putin Snub - and Dirty Trick

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RT hasn't mentioned it yet, but yesterday, Standard and Poor downgraded Russia's status to junk![tag]

Lithograph by Leo Haas (1901-1983), Holocaust artist,  who survived Theresienstadt and Auschwitz
Lithograph by Leo Haas (1901-1983), Holocaust artist, who survived Theresienstadt and Auschwitz
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That's got to be a whammy, however you look at it and I'm anxious to see how Pepe Escobar will spin it (no offense, Pepe!).
As if this economic bashing wasn't bad enough, today, both RT and France 24 devote large amounts of time to the 70th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp BY THE SOVIET ARMY. But it turns out thatVladimir Putin was not invited.
How petty can the 'great' of this world get!
(Meanwhile, Russia's foreign Minister Segei Lavrov is hosting talks in Moscow between some of the parties involved in the Syrian civil war.....)
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