October 17, 2012
Obama Appeases Putin
Investor's Business Daily, Investor's Business Daily
U.S. radio broadcasts to Russians are to end. With President Obama's friend Vladimir Putin getting a dubious 64% in a five-way presidential race in March, this is no time to pretend Russia is free. Radio Free Europe's Radio Liberty is shutting down its Russian broadcasts after six decades. The official excuse, as the Washington Free Beacon reported Monday, is a new law endorsed by Putin barring foreign media from the AM dial.
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