By ERNEST ISTOOK Russian President Vladirmir Putin has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. It’s strange that Putin — who is using military force against the Ukraine — is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Even stranger is that he’s nominated for preventing military action by a previous peace prize winner, namely President Obama, […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize -- but the conflict in Ukraine is also likely to be on the Nobel committee's agenda. A record 278 candidates, including 47 organizations, received nominations for the 2014 prize, said the Norwegian Nobel Institute's director, Geir Lundestad.
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It would appear the Norwegian Nobel Institute is starting to lose it. Just a few years after President Obama won the Peace Prize (while mired in overseas wars), the director of the prestigious entity announced today that Russian President...Show More Summary
After winning the pointless Confucious Peace Prize., legendary Chinese hybrid rice breeding expert Yuan Longping has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize's along with Putin, who was also considered for the Confucius Peace Prize. [ more › ]
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, CBS News reports. The nomination, which can be submitted by any one of thousands of people eligible to submit from around the world, is one pick among many others in a record year for submissions. Show More Summary
Click here to follow ZeroHedge in Real-time on FinancialJuice There are days when it seems that the Nobel Peace Prize should just go home and put their feet up, ask the home-help to make them a cuppa and to bath them and then they can be put to bed and tucked in. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin proved Wednesday that getting nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize is basically meaningless by getting nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, according to the Peace Research Institute Oslo, an organization that closely watches the Nobel Committee. Show More Summary
The controversial Russian president is one of 278 nominees for the honor, a list that includes Pope Francis and whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning. Featured Image: read more
The Nobel committee says 278 people or institutions have been nominated for this year's prize. That's a record. Russia's leader is said to be among them. So is "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden.
Of course, it’s only a nomination, which almost anyone could receive. A record 278 candidates, including 47 organizations, received nominations for the 2014 prize, said the Norwegian Nobel Institute’s director, Geir Lundestad. Committee members who met on Tuesday added their own proposals with a focus on recent turmoil around the globe. “Part of the purpose […]
Yes, my friends. The same guy who just recently sent troops into a sovereign nation -- a decision he might later come to...
Hillary also compared Russia to Nazi Germany even as Russian President Vladimir Putin was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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No, it's not an Onion headline: Among this year's record 278 Nobel Peace Prize nominees is one Vladimir Putin. Any member of a national assembly worldwide is eligible to nominate candidates, Reuters notes, adding that the Nobel Committee is likely to take Russia's actions in Crimea into consideration. "Part of...
Almost makes Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize seem earned
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, was amongst the record breaking 278 people and organisations nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel Institute has said. Any national parliamentarian is entitled to submit nominations, the closing date for which was 1st February 2014. Show More Summary