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  • November 27th, 2008
  • Posted by 7thmin

berlusconi-two-2001-ec.jpgobama-reduced1.jpgmedvedev-dimitri-russiablogorg.jpgThe appearance-aware Italian PM, Silvio Berlusconi, looks to be ready for a new foray into confidence-building between nations; he’s quoted as wanting to smooth the way for America’s President-elect, Barack Obama:

“I will try to help relations between Russia and the United States where a new generation has come to power, and I don’t see problems for Medvedev to establish good relations with Obama who is also handsome, young and suntanned”.
Pictured: Barack Obama; suntanned Silvio Berlusconi, 72; and a sometimes pasty-faced Russian President, Dimitri Medvedev, here obligingly showing a little colour, (

Reference: “Hearsay”, The Big Issue, Melbourne, No. 317, 18.11-1.12.08, p 10