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Reports: G-20 seating chart altered
Politico ^

Posted on 09/05/2013 6:56:51 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Reports: G-20 seating chart altered By: Tal Kopan September 5, 2013 07:51 AM EDT

Those eager for a potentially awkward photo op of President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sitting next to each other at the G-20 summit might be disappointed: The seating chart is putting more distance between the two leaders than previously expected.

Seating at the summit is alphabetical, but the planners for the event have reportedly changed which alphabet they are using to make the chart, Voice of America and The Guardian reported. In the Cyrillic alphabet, which is used in Russian, Russia and the United States would have been separated only by Saudi Arabia, but in the Latin alphabet, used in English, the two nations are separated by five others.

Putin’s spokesman confirmed to a Russian newspaper the English alphabet would be used, according to the reports.

On Thursday, as Obama arrived in Russia for the summit, White House advisers confirmed to the media that there are still no plans for one-on-one meetings between Putin and Obama, though there would be interactions on the sidelines.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhog20summit; bhovisit; g20; g20seating; g20summit; moroninchief; nsa; snowden
Musical chairs?
1 posted on 09/05/2013 6:56:51 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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2 posted on 09/05/2013 7:01:00 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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Reports are Putin placed Barry next to Brazil’s President, just as she is hitting maximum burn over the Snowden NSA leaks.


3 posted on 09/05/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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I would like to see them sitting across from each other.

America’s Nancy-Boy can kick Putin in the shins while Putin cracks his knuckles and puts his cigarettes out in Nancy-Boy’s hand.


4 posted on 09/05/2013 7:04:47 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Sub-Driver

Pooty Poot putting Barry where he belongs... at the kiddy table.


5 posted on 09/05/2013 7:06:27 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Reports are Putin placed Barry next to Brazil’s President, just as she is hitting maximum burn over the Snowden NSA leaks.

Maybe Putin will bring Snowden to the summit conference with him.


6 posted on 09/05/2013 7:07:44 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Sub-Driver
Alphabet or language and alphabet? In Russian, United States of America is abbreviated by what is essentially SSA (looks like CSA in Cyrillic). Similar to how the Soviets were SSSR (which looked like CCCP). The letter that looks like a "C" in Cyrillic is essentially the letter "s" in English. In Cyrillic, R and S (looks like P and C) are next to each other same as in English. Going by the English words, "United" is further away from "Russia". Соединённые Штаты Америки = USA Россия = Russia
7 posted on 09/05/2013 7:08:51 AM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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ы before Ш, except after и.......
8 posted on 09/05/2013 7:10:51 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Sub-Driver
Gee, is there anywhere to put Obama where he's he's not sitting next to someone who's pissed off at the US?

This guy has shredded our reputation in the world!

9 posted on 09/05/2013 7:12:41 AM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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G20 meeting place

10 posted on 09/05/2013 7:16:07 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Common Sense 101

There must be a folding card table somewhere in Russia.


11 posted on 09/05/2013 7:20:40 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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Did they put zero at the kiddie table?


12 posted on 09/05/2013 7:21:32 AM PDT by MortMan (Disarming the sheep only emboldens the wolves.)
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Snub, snub, snub ...

http://rt.com/business/g20-live-updates-rt-413/

17:35 MSK: Syria talk can wait until dinner. Putin asks leaders to ‘not mix up and bundle’ economic and political issues.


13 posted on 09/05/2013 7:26:44 AM PDT by maggief
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Looks like it is Putin who is scared...


14 posted on 09/05/2013 7:31:46 AM PDT by Chad_the_Impaler
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I woder, also, how much it disturbed Putin to hear BO whisper anti American remarks in his ear. A man who turns against his country, and, worse, while in service to his country, is vile, to say the least.

And to say it over a hot mike is stupid.


15 posted on 09/05/2013 7:40:53 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Buckeye McFrog

LOL.


16 posted on 09/05/2013 8:05:05 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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It wasn’t Putin, it was Medvedev, but you are right nonetheless.


17 posted on 09/05/2013 8:06:38 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Bogey78O
They could use French to increase the separation even more. États-Unis and Russie.
18 posted on 09/05/2013 8:21:59 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: MortMan

Mac daddies seat will be EMPTY.


19 posted on 09/05/2013 8:23:30 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: opentalk

Wow! Those Czars built some beautiful buildings.


20 posted on 09/05/2013 8:23:30 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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That building looks a lot like the Summer Palace in Austria.


21 posted on 09/05/2013 8:27:33 AM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( ))))
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To: PghBaldy

Right


22 posted on 09/05/2013 8:35:27 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Iron Munro

Oh, MY!

Can you imagine the look on Obama’s face if Snowden walked in as part of the Russian entourage?

THAT would be PRICELESS!


23 posted on 09/05/2013 9:18:28 AM PDT by HKMk23 (ditditdit dahdahdah ditditdit)
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To: reg45
Yeah, they copied it after the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach.


24 posted on 09/05/2013 11:13:05 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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They ought to just set up an empty chair with his name on it and leave him out. ‘Bout as useful.


25 posted on 09/05/2013 11:18:27 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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And Putin can do the Clint Eastwood speech.


26 posted on 09/05/2013 11:37:53 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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Angela Merkel:

- we were at the G20 (valgirl uptalk) .... and obama and putin where there (valgirl uptalk) .... and they don’t like each other (valgirl uptalk) .. and it was like - so AWKWARD - OMG!


27 posted on 09/05/2013 11:42:04 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: opentalk

That is NOT a picture of Peterhof!!! We were just there a few months ago and it was the most awesome place ever! You need to see the back side that faces the Baltic Sea....OMG!! GOLD FOUNTAINS EVERYWHERE!! And it’s twice as long as that building.


28 posted on 09/05/2013 4:34:26 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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Beautiful area, from G 20 site this is Constantine pallace near Peterhof


29 posted on 09/05/2013 5:16:13 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: Sub-Driver
They had to make room for Obama's highchair:


30 posted on 09/05/2013 5:20:10 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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31 posted on 09/05/2013 5:24:14 PM PDT by opentalk
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THAT explains it.....it’s the Palace NEAR Peterhof!


32 posted on 09/06/2013 2:29:18 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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