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Putin responds to US reporter with sexist remark

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Russian President Vladimir Putin last week was caught firing off a sexist remark at a US reporter, noting her physical appearance while accusing her of not listening while she pushed him on allegations that Russia was using gas supplies to Europe as a weapon.

CNBC reporter Hadley Gamble interviewed Putin live on stage in Moscow for Russian Energy Week.

Gamble had pressed Putin about claims that Russia is holding back on gas supplies to Europe in order to drive up prices, an accusation that Putin emphatically denied as “complete nonsense.”

During the Wednesday interview, Gamble asked him how Europe can trust Russia as a reliable energy fuel supplier given its slow response to a gas crisis.

“Beautiful woman, pretty, I’m telling her one thing. She instantly tells me the opposite, as if she didn’t........

© The Times of Israel

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