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Vladimir Putin says he will sign gay adoption ban but claims ‘there is no discrimination’ in Russia

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  1. that reminds me of a line from that old American comedy show “Soap”:

    “we don’t have any homosexshulls in Texas… ‘least not LIVE ones!”

    1. Or the one of Ahmadinejad “we don’t have any homosexuals in Iran”, sadly, that was not a part of a comedy show but the terrible reality that gays face in Iran every day.
      I’m sure if Putin were the leader of Iran he would say the same kind of stuff like Ahmadinejad, they’re very similar.

  2. That There Other David 4 Jun 2013, 6:36pm

    Whilst this man turns the other way members of his own people are dying at the hands of repugnant homophobes. If he does nothing he is colluding with the attackers. Mights as well have handed them the knife.

  3. Same sex marriage is outside of Russian heritage? Has he had a look at Russian history from the very beginning? Part of “Russian heritage” is bloodletting on a massive scale on an almost annual basis. Does this mean he plans to round up anywhere from a few thousand to a few million Russians at random, have them tortured and murdered, because that is part of “Russian heritage”? Should Russia withdraw completely from the world as that was “Russian heritage” for centuries or has “Russian heritage” changed in the last while? If it has changed, then why can it not change again?

  4. Vlad the Impaler 4 Jun 2013, 6:54pm

    Putin is a blood soaked gangster who will, one day with luck, go the same way as the Ceausescu’s. Like them he has earned and deserves that fate.

  5. All this underscores the need for the UK to set a shining example

  6. keith francis farrell 4 Jun 2013, 8:01pm

    what a moron, I thought that someone elected as a president in this day and age would have something working between his ears. This is not the case here, his brain must have shifted to his ass, he needs a good swift kick there to get it back between his ears.

  7. And black is white and circles are triangles and putin is intelligent.

  8. WELL DONE Putin! Russia must lead the way to the new reality.

    1. That There Other David 4 Jun 2013, 9:52pm

      Sounds like someone has quite the crush on Vladimir.

    2. Ivan the Not So Terrible. 4 Jun 2013, 11:35pm

      You know that really he is over six feet tall but those bastards in the western media always photograph him as a tiny short tinesy winsey nothing with a big head and a suit that never fits him. They always make him look like a psychopath gangster, how do they do that every single time? Of course he is leading the way to a new reality, it’s just that in it tosspots like you get taken to a basement and shot in the back of your head, and then you, my dear dumb ass, will be truly WELL DONE.

      1. Ivan the Not So Terrible 5 Jun 2013, 12:52pm

        What? You don’t get that I am taking the pissky out of the short leg gangster?

        It’s called Irony and mocking.

  9. Helge Vladimir Tiller 4 Jun 2013, 9:49pm

    Vladimir P. I simply do not agree with you ! You are active creating an inhuman situation for LGBTQ people in Russia with your new laws.
    Vladimir T.

  10. Tom (Winnipeg) 4 Jun 2013, 10:02pm

    A big BS for this wannabe dictator. He and the Russian Orthodox church must share the blame for the deadly conduct of the Russian people towards LGBT.

  11. “… people of traditional and non-traditional orientation” (Putin)

    Just bizarre, does that mean anything at all?
    What is “traditional orientation” meant to mean?
    What is “non-traditional orientation” meant to mean?

  12. GulliverUK 4 Jun 2013, 10:23pm

    What can you possibly say. Most countries are continually progressing forward, ever more inclusive with a new-found understanding of humanity, whilst a few, Russian, Uganda, Nigeria and a dozen others are re-entering the dark ages, ever more oppressive, less and less tolerant and inclusive, violators of human rights, crimes against humanity — and in each case, religion is the driving force. Churches using politicians to drive an egregious conflict against groups they hate, politicians using Churches to keep power. Many will spend the next decade living in utter fear.

    1. Helge Vladimir Tiller 4 Jun 2013, 10:44pm

      Very correct, GulliverUK !

  13. Colin (London) 4 Jun 2013, 10:49pm

    So sad, either he truly cannot see the bigotry or he thinks as he is leader we accept what he tells us. On both accounts the people of the world see Russia for what it is controlled by a dictator.

    Look forward Russia and modernise. One day you will have a government that has faith in it’s people, gives you rights and and stops a few stealing your countries assets and living in London.

  14. Colin (London) 4 Jun 2013, 10:49pm

    So sad, either he truly cannot see the bigotry or he thinks as he is leader we accept what he tells us. On both accounts the people of the world see Russia for what it is controlled by a dictator.

    Look forward Russia and modernise. One day you will have a government that has faith in it’s people, gives you rights and and stops a few stealing your countries assets.

  15. Christopher in Canada 5 Jun 2013, 3:18am

    By the luck of the draw, I was born Canadian. Wow. What a lottery win.

  16. The close set eyes being a sign of criminality while the pursed thin lips show a person who is withholding the truth , effectively holding the mouth shut to prevent himself from saying what he would really like to say.

  17. What a vile moron he is!

  18. “I’m not bigoted” claims bigot.

  19. Perhaps he’s working on the moronic Linda Harvey logic of gays not being people. What a d1ck.

  20. Tell that to the poor soul who was murdered and sexually abused with beer bottles, you evil man.

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