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Towering Ego

Some seeking political power/ Want favourite projects to flower,/ Like one politician/ Whose lofty ambition/ Is building a Moscow Trump Tower./// https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/kremlin-confirms-it-received-letter-from-trump-lawyer-about-stalled-moscow-real-estate-project-but-did-not-respond/2017/08/30/ee509c0a-8d80-11e7-8df5-c2e5cf46c1e2_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_russia-10am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.756ad2df99cb Some seeking political powerWant favourite projects to flower,Like one politicianWhose lofty ambitionIs building a Moscow #Trump Tower. — … Continue reading

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Cobblers and Cobblestones

An artist in Moscow stripped bare/And nailed himself to Red Square/Impaling his testes/He said my protest is/ A gesture of global despair. ///http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/11/artist-nails-testicles-red-square-pyotr-pavlensky An artist in Moscow stripped bareAnd nailed himself to Red SquareImpaling his testesHe said my protest isA … Continue reading

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It’s a Fair Cop

There was an old envoy named Ryan/ Whom Russia was keeping an eye on/ The US James Bond/ Was posing as blond/ When nicked on suspicion of spyin’ ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/14/russia-expel-us-diplomat-ryan-fogle https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/334664707187298305

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Putin the Boot in Again

The triumph of President Putin Which some of his foes are disputin Was not unexpected But now he’s elected Will Putin be puttin the boot in? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17252190

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Rock around the Bloc

An MI6 modified rock/Used to spy on the ex-Soviet bloc/Was found by the Russians/Which caused repercussions/But mostly they wanted to mock. http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hDelRUuqqZzWZveowPweBZ139Sjg?docId=CNG.0fb295de7a70849d73fba629186f31b5.461

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Russian Repercussions

1000s & 1000s of Russians/Have taken election discussions/Out on to the street/Saying Putin was beat/Their protest could have repercussions. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/09/vladimir-putin-protests-opposition-elections

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Hancock’s Other Half’s Hour

An MP’s researcher from Russia/Resisted all efforts to crush ‘er/Defeating in court/Britain’s bid to deport/Her tho MI5 wanted to shush ‘er. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5hHIw_zh5zsTX5H5IUmSvt-m8SoFA?docId=N0141281322559511986A

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