– Britons Rate Russia More Favorably Than European Union, Israel
Nigel Farage: ‘As an operator, but not as a human being, I would say Putin. The way he played the whole Syria thing – brilliant.’
– Nigel Farage: I admire Vladimir Putin (Guardian, March 31, 2014):
Ukip leader praises Russian president’s handling of Syria crisis, but describes Germany’s chancellor as ‘incredibly cold’
Nigel Farage has named Vladimir Putin as the world leader he most admires, praising the Russian president’s handling of the crisis in Syria.
But the Ukip leader had less kind words for Angela Merkel, describing the German chancellor as “incredibly cold”.
He also said he saw little to choose between the leaders of Britain’s three major parties, telling GQ magazine he does not give a damn whether David Cameron or Ed Miliband wins next year’s general election.
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