Re: Pictures from Medvedev's arrival today
- From: Anton <anton.usenet@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 09:18:31 +0300
On 20 Apr, 14:45, "J. Anderson" <anderso...@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
I decided to go and see if there was anything to see when Medvedev arrived at the presidential palace in Helsinki at 12.30 p.m. today (he was 15 minutes late).
I'm sure it wasn't his own fault. Russians are not bad for
punctuality if you compare them to Indians.
These were my observations:
a.. Contrary to Soviet times, nobody was waving small flags along the route
Whare was that priest guy from your previous pic? Is he more of
The priest guy's buddies, Johan Bäckman & "The Anti-Fascists", the
Estonian-Russian "Nightwatch" etc were on Monday in Tampere
demonstrating against "Finnish revanschism". The link is in Finnish only:
There were two demonstrations in Tampere: Pro Karelia and the counter
demonstration by Bäckman and his Finno-Russian Pro Sovok mob. In the
short insert showed on TV you could see that somebody was waving the
The reason these things take place in Tampere is that the Lenin museum
is located there. The Pro Karelia and other groups that Bäckman regard
as "revanshists" are proposing a name change for the museum: "The
Occupation Museum". It is not clear though to what occupation they are
suggesting at - probably Karelia.