HMM: PUTIN SLAMS CLINTON FOR ENCOURAGING PROTESTERS: “Prime Minister Vladimir Putin strongly criticized U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday, accusing her of encouraging and funding Russians protesting election fraud, and warned of a wider Russian crackdown on dissent. By describing Russia’s parliamentary election as rigged, Putin said Clinton ‘gave a signal’ to his opponents.”
Related: A Russian Awakening? Let’s hope it works out better than the Arab Spring. . . .