Skip to comments.Putin Calls Obama, White House Says
Posted on 03/28/2014 2:20:02 PM PDT by tcrlaf
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia called President Obama on Friday to discuss a proposal by Mr. Obama for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, and the two leaders agreed that diplomats for both countries should meet soon to discuss it, the White House said.
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I say, BS................was probably the other way around...................
Tweet from FOX News’ Chad Pergram:
Obama speaks with Putin. Says they can resolve crisis “only if Russia pulls back its troops” & doesn’t continue to violate” Ukraine border
Tweet from Major Garrett/CBS:
Major Garrett 4m
WH: Putin called POTUS abt “US proposal for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine.” Aides: call +1 hour to POTUS hotel in Riyadh
Obama is literally afraid of Putin and I honestly believe fears being alone in the same room with him.
Personally I think it stems from the time Obama was Detained for a few hours in Russia when Obama was a senator.
Really? What did he call him? I've got a few suggestions.
Bammy needs to spend a month vacationing on the shores of the Black Sea.
I believe Putin would call him if he felt he could hoodwink Obama into a deal as bad as the one on Syria.
Stroke his ego, let him think he is saving the day. Meanwhile gobble up as much territory as you want.
Is Obama even at the White House?
You’re probably right. It’s a set-up..................
There’s lots of time for diplomacy AFTER Putin grabs the eastern half of the Ukraine. Then he’ll be ready to talk. lol
I am expecting Peace In Our Time.
Yep, I suspect Putin will invade Ukraine before Obama finishes his next 18 holes.
If Putin called Obama....our dickless wonder is about to get played....
There is no other reason if him to call....
Putin holds all the cards....
This should be interesting....
Watching a real strategist like Putin pull the wool over Kerry and Obama...
one possiblity is dividing Ukraine, east and west.
Putin: “OK Barack. Here’s how it’s going to go. Do you have a pen and paper? OK, take down what I say....”
Tweet fromJon Williams ABC News 2m
Kremlin says Putin drew Obama’s attention to continued impunity of extremists intimidating civilians & others in Kiev & elesewhere
So, WHAT exactly did he call him?
It would be very uncharacteristic and surprising if Vlad didn’t keep invading weak neighboring countries.
He’s in Saudi Arabia last time I heard. Maybe Putin returned a call....or called to needle Obama.
Well the Germans and Russians signed a nonaggression pact and the Japanese were negotiating right up to Pearl Harbor.
Tweet from Peter Baker, NYTimes:
In statement, Kremlin says Putin “proposed to consider possible steps the international community to help stabilize the situation.”
Must be a news conference in Moscow now. CNN not covering it, they are on MH370 24/7 now.
I think the scenerio here is that they had pre-arranged this farce so that Obama can save face, and Putin can appear magnanimous.
That Pic is PRICELESS
Putin knows the U.S. is hamstrung by massive debt, a struggling economy, a war weary public, and an overextended and exhausted military. He’s holding all the cards. Obama is probably the one who is looking for the off ramp.
More from Baker:
But Kremlin reiterates complaints about extremists in Ukraine and introduces Transnistria into the mix saying its situation is unjust.
Putin is smart. He knows all Obama cares about is good optics and polls in the US. So Putin keeps quiet, let’s Obama fly all over the world with his magic teleprompter, allows him to call Russia a marginal power, weak, etc... Putin avoids the press, and avoids controversy, knowing that Obama will eventually be distracted by something else..
Meanwhile, everything will fall into Russia’s hands.
But did the White House say what Putin called Obama?
Maybe Putin is threatening to invade Kenya. That would really upset Obama. ;)
White House lies, Cyber Liberty says.
I get the feeling Obama is about to do something stupid in Syria, as an attempt to counter Putin.
The Turkish thing, Obama is Saudi where Syria is a huge deal right now. They were totally onboard with “NATO” (meaning us...) intervening in the Syrian Civil War not long ago.
And remember JOHN KERRY is now Sec of State, and advising him what to do. Syria is ex-French.
Agree. Putin is playing him big time. He has three years to get whatever he wants. Its open season.
The poor Ukrainian people..., things are about to get much worse, now that Obama is negotiating their future?
I smell the stench of sell-out wafting in the air.
What’s Russian for Warsaw, Berlin, Paris, Rome, and Madrid?
I just want to know how to address these places with Obama’s great negotiating skills in mind.
I can just see Putin coming away from this and telling his staff, “All I wanted was Ukraine, but he kept piling on more and more territory. I couldn’t say no.”
I see the deal as being a Russian promise not to invade Ukraine (sans Crimea) in exchange for recognizing the Crimea’s incorporation into Russia as part of the country with some self-autonomy.
Crimea is a done deal, it will be Russian forever. The REAL QUESTION now is whether the Ukraine will give Russia a pretext to go after even more of its territory. So if the new government of the Ukraine starts being up ethnic Russians, look for more of the Ukraine to fall...and the Baltics need to pay attention too. No...I’m not supporting Russia, I’m just stating what’s next.
It is OBVIOUS that our president is CLUELESS regarding how to project power. I’ll help him a bit. First, you stop worrying about how to integrate TRANSSEXUALS into the military - our enemies see that and can’t stop laughing. All the crap about “gender equity” isn’t working too well either, in the context of impressing the Russians. Next, you DOUBLE arms purchases (like the F-35), not cut them in half the same week you’re screaming at Russia. Next, you DOUBLE spending on MISSILE DEFENSE, not treat it like an unneeded luxury. If ANYTHING gets the attention of the Russians, it is missile defense. Next, you FORGET OBAMACARE and work on getting us a 600 ship navy (something very handy for dealing with lots of other countries too, starting with China).
ACTIONS do SEND MESSAGES. Whining does not. Jimmy Carter, for all his faults, actually started the Reagan military buildup during his last year in office (right after the Afghanistan invasion) - and Carter’s planned build-up, if it had been carried out, was even larger than what Reagan ultimately went for. Reagan actually SCALED BACK Carter’s planned spending increases. That is how messages are sent.
Well, after all, Obama did sort of tell him he was open to be played after the next election. Seems Putin believed him.
It appears Obama is going it alone. If he had support from Europe/NATO we’d be hearing a steady drum beat of how strong the alliances are. But all we’re hearing is crickets.
A little "peace" of Poland
A little "peace" of France
A little "peace" of Austria
And Hungary, perchance.
Those aren’t crickets. That’s Obama legs rubbing together...
Nothing about this on the Russian propaganda channels RT and VOR.
If true, it means Putin’s border troops in Russia, Belarus and Moldova are now fully in place and supply lines have been established. And now Putin is ready to negotiate.
My money is on the KGB over ACORN.
One clear message from Obama: Weakness.
LOL. Good post.