Petition to Russian President Vladimir Putin: 'We ethnic Russians and Russian speakers don’t need protection'

Mar. 01, 2014 13:08
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A picture taken on July 24, 2010, shows Vladimir Putin (L), then Russia's Prime Minister, walking side by side with Alexander Zaldostanov (L), nicknamed "the Surgeon", the leader of the group of Russian bikers called the Night Wolves, as they meet Russian and Ukrainian motorbikers at their camp near Sevastopol in Ukraine's Crimea. The Night Wolves arrived today in Ukraine's Crimea to back pro-Russian protests. AFP PHOTO / RIA NOVOSTI / POOL / ALEXEY DRUZHININ
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A petition created on Friday has in less than 24 hours been endorsed by 36 thousand people  It reads:

Dear Mr President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin,

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