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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Putin Straight Talk During NBC News Interview
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
He's the preeminent world leader, heading toward being overwhelmingly reelected for another six year term on March 18 because most Russians want no one else leading them.
He shames his Western counterparts – vilified for staunchly supporting Russian sovereign independence, strongly opposing US-led NATO imperial wars.
He and Sergey Lavrov warrant Nobel Peace Prize recognition more than anyone else – denied it because its committee members choose warriors over peacemakers.
Putin no doubt agreed to be interviewed by NBC News to express his views directly to a US television audience – his remarks in Russian translated into English.
US television news presenters and reporters are a sorry lot, delivering the official narrative to viewers, a daily exercise in disinformation and deception, truth-telling on vital issues excluded on air.