Thursday, July 24, 2014

Dutch Mayor Wants Putin’s Daughter Deported from The Netherlands

Pieter Broertjes, Mayor of Hilversum, said on the radio that he wanted 29-year-old Maria Putin, the daughter of the Russian President, thrown out of The Netherlands where she lives with her Dutch boyfriend.  This is because of the Dutch frustration with Russia concerning the major plane crash in Ukraine, where a large number of Dutch were killed. Broertjes later apologized on Twitter, saying that his remarks were not wise and stemmed from a feeling of helplessness. [Broertjes, in the past, was the editor-in-chief of the Dutch daily, Volkskrant.]

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