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Russian Politician Takes Racist Shot At Barack And Michelle Obama

A member of Russia's parliament tweets a racist picture of Barack and Michelle Obama. Irina Rodnina is also a former Olympic athlete.

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Irina Rodnina

@IRodnina

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After tweeting this picture, Rodina explained: "The photo isn't mine, but American, they sent it to me from the U.S. :)))"

@semarhan Фотка не не моя,а американская,мне ее переслали из США:))))

Irina Rodnina

@IRodnina

@semarhan Фотка не не моя,а американская,мне ее переслали из США:))))

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"Freedom of speech is freedom! Answer for your own complexes yourselves!"

Свобода слова есть свобода! За свои комплексы сами и отвечайте!

Irina Rodnina

@IRodnina

Свобода слова есть свобода! За свои комплексы сами и отвечайте!

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