Posted: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Lawmakers in the Russian Duma have called for the introduction of legislation to declared October 7, the birthday of Vladimir Putin, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Russia, to commemorate the seizing of Crimea from the Ukraine, earlier this year.
According to the text of the aforementioned sycophantic proposal, the declaration of October 7 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Russia would be to "shows respect not only for special forces but for all armed forces who precisely, calmly, without bloodshed, assisted the residents of Crimea in returning to their historic homeland".
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