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Putin to Trump: "The ball is in your court"--significant double entendre

Well the Lame Stream Mediocrity has completely glossed over this statement and accompanying gesture, wherein Vlad actually gave Donny a real Adidas Telstar Mechta (dream) ball from the World Cup

Video of Putin giving Trump the ball (41 seconds)

From Germany with Love (or Hate) - Putin in Luck - Trump's Dollar Baton

This my own translation of an article of the weekly news smagazin "Der Spiegel". All mistakes or comprehension twists are mine. I do not excerpt to not introduce bias by being selective.
Merkel-Besuch in Sotschi Putin im Glück = Merkel visit in Sochi - Putin in Luck
by Christiane Hoffmann - Friday, 05/18/2018 10:02 pm

Putin Historical Perspective

In the comments to an article at Consortium News by Ray McGovern yesterday, a writer outlined some crucial points about Putin.

https://consortiumnews.com/2018/03/07/progressive-journalists-jump-the-s...

‘Progressive’ Journalists Jump the Shark on Russiagate
March 7, 2018 - By Ray McGovern

COMMENTS
nonsense factory
March 7, 2018

The Protocols of the Elders of Putin

Not since the Nazi era have we seen a state-sponsored campaign of murderous hatred and warmongering to match the one being whipped up against Russia. Even more ominously, never before in America have government agencies (CIA, NSA, FBI, DOJ - and the overt censorship/propaganda of the "Countering Information Warfare Act of 2016") directly spread fascistic propaganda.

Putin: "Can You Hear Me Now?"

Scott Ritter has a great piece over at Truthdig about Putin's speech, especially the part about the Russian government's repeated efforts to engage the United States in negotiations over nuclear weapons agreements since we withdrew from the ABM Treaty. Ritter likens the efforts to Verizon's commercials in which a caller asks repeatedly, "Can you hear me now?"

Is There Really a Gerasimov Doctrine?

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A friend recently recommended that I take a look at an article by Molly McKew, "an expert on information warfare" entitled The Gerasimov Doctrine that was published by Politico last fall. The ominous subtitle of the piece is "It's Russia's new chaos theory of political warfare and it's probably being used on you." In the first paragraph McKew writes:

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