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It will be interesting to see how long Putin remains PM.  No one has talked about that.  It's been a job with a high turnover rate.

Seems to be one of those trademark Putin things when everyone keeps guessing and Putin manages to surprise everyone in the end. President still has a power of a pink slip over the PM and Parliament can nudge a President into using this power.

by blackhawk on Tue Mar 4th, 2008 at 05:54:33 PM EST
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one of those trademark Putin things when everyone keeps guessing and Putin manages to surprise everyone in the end...

...and always by doing the most obvious thing.

I bet he wins a lot at poker.

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Tue Mar 4th, 2008 at 06:13:46 PM EST
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I bet he wins a lot at poker.

If he did the western media would be reporting that everyone was scared to beat him.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Mar 4th, 2008 at 06:29:19 PM EST
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