Thursday, January 29, 2009

Foreign media phrase attributed to Putin about the mentally retarded.

SyuzhetyVsemirny Economic Forum in Davos - 200929.01.2009OPEK promised a new quota reduction on the extraction neftiZarubezhnye the media distorted the response of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to a question posed to him after his speech at the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The head of Dell, Michael Dell said the Russian prime minister, that it is possible to use information technology more intensively than they are now in Russia, and asked how IT-sector could help the country expand its economy.
According to foreign media, Putin has responded to this: "We do not need help. We are not disabled. We are not mentally retarded" (We don't need help. We are not invalids. We don't have limited mental capacity). As such, the phrase quoted, for example, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal.
However, in the text of Putin's speech, published on the website of "Vesti", there is no mention of the mentally retarded. According to this text, Putin said: "You know - the focus is that we do not need help. We are not disabled. Really need help the poor, it is necessary to assist people with disabilities, need help for pensioners, it is necessary to assist developing countries." The fact that Putin has not talked about the mentally retarded, and the video confirms his responses posted on YouTube.
Foreign media called Putin's response, Dell box. Fortune writes that "last shot" on the Della Putin was a reminder that Russia has traditionally been well-developed mathematical school and programmers, we have some of the best in the world. " According to Fortune, it means: "Any old fool can collect 'iron'." The title on the website The Inquirer states: "Russia said Della, where he thrust his computers."

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