They cheated us again and again, made decisions behind our back, presenting us with completed facts. That’s the way it was with the expansion of NATO in the east, with the deployment of military infrastructure at our borders. They always told us the same thing: ‘Well, this doesn’t involve you.’Russian President Vladimir Putin • During a 47-minute speech, delivered in front of hundreds of elected officials at the Grand Kremlin Palace, before signing a draft treaty to annex Crimea back into the Russian Federation. Putin repeatedly rebuked Western demands to remove itself from the ongoing situation in Ukraine, saying Russia’s actions followed the precedent set by NATO when Kosovo sought independence from Yugoslavia in the 1990’s. Though the decision is expected to draw additional sanctions from Western governments, few expect Putin to back down on the matter. source
Can you tell whoever looks after Chad Channing that he isn’t being inducted… It is just Dave, Krist and Kurt.The text message the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame wrote to Nirvana’s manager letting the band know that Chad Channing, who played with the band from 1988 to 1990, wasn’t getting inducted into the Rock Hall. Despite the fact that he played on Bleach. No class.