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Russia: Bloggers Discuss Crying Putin

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Humor, Politics, Technology, RuNet Echo

At pro-Putin rally, Vladimir Putin cried (photo [1], video [2]) when heard that he apparently won in the first round of elections. This fact immediately became a hot topic among commenters. “He┬ábegan to stream myrrh,” and “Moscow does not believe in tears,” a reference to the popular Soviet movie [3], are among the most popular reactions.