March 05, 2014
Inevitable: Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Also, Edward Snowden, natch:
US whistleblower Edward Snowden, Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the nominees for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as the Nobel Institute announced Tuesday a record 278 candidates...Putin should give a speech. That ought to clinch it for him.
The former KGB agent is credited with averting a US attack against Syria by suggesting putting Bashar al-Assad's regime's chemical weapons arsenal under international control.