Putin got scared of bread and salt in Minsk



2014/08/27 • Political News

Russian President Vladimir Putin was the only participant of the quadrilateral summit that took place on August 26 in Minsk who, upon arrival to the National airport did not try the bread and salt, as per the old Slavic tradition. According to our source from the technical personnel of their airport, the treat for the Russian President had been prepared and checked by the security services. Traditional girls in national dress who were supposed to bring it to him were ready as well. However, at the last moment the order came to cancel the greeting.

Vladimir Putin before departing the airport to the Independence Palace © Reuters

“The protocol service of the Belarus President organized the greeting,” the airport worker told us. “Their girls were supposed to treat Vladimir Putin with bread and salt just like they previously greeted Petro Poroshenko, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Catherine Ashton, Karel De Gucht and Herman Oettinger. All of them gladly tried the treat. However, at the last moment we got the following order: not to greet Vladimir Putin this way. As far as I know, the Russian protocol service contacted the Belarus one and expressed said demand. In the end both the girls and the bread and salt were left inside the airport’s facilities.”

President Petro Poroshenko tries bread and salt in Minsk (c) Reuters

High EU representative Catherine Ashton tries bread and salt in Minsk (c) Reuters

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev tries bread and salt in Minsk (c) Reuters

Nothing is known about the motivation of the Russian President’s protocol service to disregard the ancient Slavic greeting, however it is quite easy to reach the conclusion that Vladimir Putin is simply scared witless of assassination, including that by poisoning, and he does not have complete trust in the Belarus side in regard to his own safety. So they went without the bread and salt, and instead of pretty young women, Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Miasnykovich and young men from the honorary guard greeted Vladimir Putin at the presidential Il-96 gangway.

Instead of bread and salt, Putin got Belarus Prime Minister Miasnykovich (c) Reuters

Putin was the only one without the bread-and-salt greeting (c) Reuters

It should be noted that Vladimir Putin arrived in the Minsk national airport 56 minutes late. All of this time, Presidents of Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, as well as the representative delegation from the European Union were patiently waiting for him at the Independence Palace. The Russian President never apologized for his almost hour-long tardiness.

Source: by24

Translated by Mariya Shcherbinina


  • Murf

    He probably was worried about some giving him a taste of hi own medicine. Polonium.
    An hour late.
    Wow I guess he really show them who’s boss
    Typical D bag behavior. But what do you expect from him?

    • Milton Devonair

      “A thief thinks everyone else is also a thief”.

  • Brent

    Maybe Vlad has high blood pressure….of course, he would have to have a heart for that to happen!

    Yes, he certainly is in the running for D-bag of the year. We can only hope it’s a body bag he ends up in.

  • evanlarkspur

    Better yet is the picture of Putin and Poroshenko shaking hands; Poroshenko has a serious and direct look on his face, and is reach out from a slight over-distance- all the demeanor of a man reluctantly interacting with a known enemy, but doing so with dignity and respect for diplomacy. But look at Putin; his head is lowered and slightly to the side, looking at Poroshenko slyly, with an arrogant smirk. What a weasel.

  • Dirk Smith

    His mental illness is becoming more and more obvious.

  • Evelyn Myketa Livingston

    Im sure putin is well versed in the art of poisoning.

  • Tetyana Stadnyk

    He must have seen dream where he’s already dead 😉

  • Milton Devonair

    If they would have offered him a tray of bananas, he’d have punched out the girl, taken the bananas and ran away with them, hiding them, all for himself…..

    • Gerard Bocquee

      don’t be so ignorant. The Europeans are the ones who have been encircling Russia and now Russia is taking steps to protect further invasion. USA did not like Russia putting missiles in Cuba. So why should Russia like USA putting missiles in Poland. The west is looking for trouble and will get what they deserve. Do you forget that Germany is the one who started 2 world wars? Russia has never invaded Europe. You are being brainwashed by the western media, that is all. Think for yourself, don’t let them control how you think. Gerard Bocquee

  • Mazepa

    putin KNOWS quite well that his remaining days on this planet are numbered.
    Smert mockalyam.

  • Blauerhimmel

    Instead of bread and salt AND A REALLY HOT CHICK
    Putin got… another old man.