Putin Lashes Out At Obama: "Show Some Proof Or Shut Up"

Tyler Durden's picture

Putin has had enough of the relentless barrage of US accusations that he, personally, "hacked the US presidential election."

The Russian president's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said on Friday that the US must either stop accusing Russia of meddling in its elections or prove it. Peskov said it was "indecent" of the United States to "groundlessly" accuse Russia of intervention in its elections.

“You need to either stop talking about it, or finally show some kind of proof. Otherwise it just looks very indecent”, Peskov told Reporters in Tokyo where Putin is meeting with Japan PM Abe, responding to the latest accusations that Russia was responsible for hacker attacks.

Peskov also warned that Obama's threat to "retaliate" to the alleged Russian hack is "against both American and international law", hinting at open-ended escalation should Obama take the podium today at 2:15pm to officially launch cyberwar against Russia.

Previously, on Thursday, Peskov told the AP the report was "laughable nonsense", while Russian foreign ministry spox Maria Zakharova accused "Western media" of being a "shill" and a "mouthpiece of various power groups", and added that "it's not the general public who's being manipulated," Zakharova said. "the general public nowadays can distinguish the truth. It's the mass media that is manipulating themselves."

Meanwhile, on Friday Sergei Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister told state television network, Russia 24, he was "dumbstruck" by the NBC report which alleges that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in an election hack.

The report cited U.S. intelligence officials that now believe with a "high level of confidence" that Putin became personally involved in a secret campaign to influence the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. "I think this is just silly, and the futility of the attempt to convince somebody of this is absolutely obvious," Lavrov added, according to the news outlet.

As a reminder, last night Obama vowed retaliatory action against Russia for its meddling in the US presidential election last month.  "I think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections that we need to take action and we will at a time and place of our own choosing," Obama told National Public Radio. 

US intelligence agencies in October pinned blame on Russia for election-related hacking. At the time, the White House vowed a "proportional response" to the cyberactivity, though declined to preview what that response might entail. Meanwhile, both President-elect Donald Trump, the FBI, and the ODNI have dismissed the CIA's intelligence community's assessment, for the the same reason Putin finally lashed out at Obama: there is no proof.

That, however, has never stopped the US from escalating a geopolitical conflict to the point of war, or beyond, so pay close attention to what Obama says this afternoon.

According to an NBC report, a team of analysts at Eurasia Group said in a note on Friday that they believe the outgoing administration is likely to take action which could result in a significant barrier for Trump's team once he takes office in January.

"It is unlikely that U.S. intelligence reports will change Trump's intention to initiate a rapprochement with Moscow, but the congressional response following its own investigations could obstruct the new administration's effort," Eurasia Group analysts added.

At the same time, Wikileaks offered its "validation" services, tweeting that "Obama should submit any Putin documents to WikiLeaks to be authenticated to our standards if he wants them to be seen as credible."

We doubt Obama would take the whistleblower organization on its offer, even if he did have any Putin documents to authenticate.

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libfrog88's picture

What a sorry bunch of losers. They have high level of confidence but not a shread of proof. Amateurs in dangerous positions.

Hannibal's picture
16 Intelligence Agencies Refuse to Endorse CIA's Russia Hacking Claim


Tenshin Headache's picture

Plan A - Discredit and delegitimize Trump to keep him from winning the Republican primary contest. FAIL

Plan B - Discredit and delegitimize Trump to keep him from winning the election. FAIL

Plan C - Discredit and delegitimize Trump to pull his public support. FAIL

Plan D - Claim election fraud and tie Russians to it and Trump to Russians. FAIL

Plan E - Turn enough electors to keep Trump out of office. FAILING

Plan F - Tank the financial markets and declare a state of emergency.

Plan G - Start a kinetic fight with Russia and declare a state of emergency.


DuneCreature's picture

That list looks like it was lifted straight out of a CeyeA think tank document.

I have a similar one checked off about the same.

It's always 'E, F, G, and H where things start looking hairy and desperate.

Live Hard, Good Thing I Make My Lists On Self Destructing Document Paper So No One Will Think I Was Part Of The Madness Creation Finding It In The Smoking Pile Of Rubble, Die Free

~ DC v4.0

rosiescenario's picture

"Previously, on Thursday, Peskov told the AP the report was "laughable nonsense", while Russian foreign ministry spox Maria Zakharova accused "Western media" of being a "shill" and a "mouthpiece of various power groups", and added that "it's not the general public who's being manipulated," Zakharova said. "the general public nowadays can distinguish the truth. It's the mass media that is manipulating themselves."


When the MSM starts believing their own bullshit, they are in more than deep trouble. When one of our most patriotic whistle blowers must seek refuge in Russia, you know that our Federal government can no longer be trusted about anything.

Genby's picture

Obama blames Putin that somebody regularly pisses in his pants.

holgerdanske's picture

OBAMA is an idiot!

No other way to describe it.

Sorry America, you have elected him twice, you are a bunch of idiots too, at least on average!

Bastiat's picture

Statistical qualifier much appreciated.

esum's picture

Obama reaching for his lipstick to draw another RED LINE....meantime China is shitting in his face as is Iran...

Clintoon / Kerry / Obama .... the fucking assclowns act tough but cant back it up cause the military is gutted...BUT WE GOT PLENTY OBAMMYPHONES AND EBT/SNAP CARDS.... 


BlussMann's picture

Speaking of the US Military - West Point 's Cadet Captain is a Gay Negro and of  late West Point is having  a  LBGTQ whatever  fest. I vote Putin.

truthalwayswinsout's picture

How dare you talk to our Half-breed Muslim Nigger like that.

indio007's picture

"It's the mass media that is manipulating themselves."


HAHAHA Quote of the year!

Madison's_Ghost's picture

INB4 newly CIA controlled Wikileaks fake-verifies "Putin documents".

Sid Davis's picture

Now that Hillary is not going to the White House where she was planning to start WWIII, poor Obama has to scramble around to see if he can provoke the Russians in the 30 days he has remaining

TheABaum's picture

As a reminder, last night Obama vowed retaliatory action against Russia for the MANUFACTURED ALLEGATION of its meddling in the US presidential election last month. 


Fixed that for you.


loveyajimbo's picture

CIA Brennan is a converted muslim.  Bath House Barry is a long time muslim, ditto Jarrett.  Vlad is kicking muslim ass, and will continue to do so.

There's your "evidence".

BigCumulusClouds's picture

Sorry pal but the US hasn't trouble with persons of that faith since the days of the Barbary pirates.  And they don't control the CIA.

DuneCreature's picture

No but the CIA arms, funds, trains and transports the shit balls all over the planet now.

If it wasn't for the CIA and Ass Wipes Inc the Muzzies would just be staying home killing each other with knives and swords.

Hard to ride a camel to England. .... The Islammies would have to kill it and eat it before they got there.

Live Hard, Dumbass UPS Pilots And CIA Money Fly Them To America, Die Free

~ DC v4.0

rwe2late's picture

This is BEYOND absurd and hypocritical.

As though the USA and other nations (UK, Israel, et al)

did not constantly attempt to "hack" accounts of Russian political figures and

use the information to advance their agendas.


And in this particular case, Russia was not even responsible!

And furthermore, by any objective standard, the exposure of Clinton crookedness

was a good honorable service to the US public.

And that's the message the "free press" should be promulgating.



Dark star's picture

Donald Trump needs to make it clear that everyone from Obama downwards will be held accountable for any actions which are illegal or threaten U.S. and Global stability.

Liars will think twice if they consider that they may find themselves in the crosshairs; they should be clear that their lies will have consequences; personal consequences.

The proof needs to be in the open, or the liars risk their lives.

lakecity55's picture

All these shills will shut up if the Don can find some applicable statutes to have his AG indict them with.

Put a couple in prison and see how quiet it gets.


BigCumulusClouds's picture

Pizzagate has got Obama et al really scared.  Alefantis is connected to some real doozies.  And he can afford an expensive place for being just a mom and pop pizza operator.


Celotex's picture

This is this is just a sorry attempt by Obama, the Clintons and the Demos to deflect blame for their electioneering incompetence in order to salvage their Demo donor base whose donations have now all gone down the drain. If they can convince the donors of this Russia horseshit -- and the donors are very gullible and willing to be duped -- they can continue taking in big bucks. The public doesn't believe it, Putin doesn't believe it, and American intelligence agencies don't believe it. Trump should mention Demo fundraising as the motivation for this Russia chicanery.

just the tip's picture


i have the exact opposite opinion.  the donors of which you speak, koch bros., soros, etc., are the ones driving this.   they neither need convincing, nor do they care about shoddy electioneering.  they are trying to salvage, their, policies & programs.  i.e., the koch bros. stand to lose billions if trump brings back coal.  the rest of the donors i will leave up to your own conclusions.  i.e., soros, etc.

Chet Ricco's picture

Speaking of meddling in other peoples elections:  “I do not think we should have pushed for an election in the Palestinian territories. I think that was a big mistake,” said Sen. Clinton. “And if we were going to push for an election, then we should have made sure that we did something to determine who was going to win.”

Dark star's picture

Obama's intent is to create a public zeitgeist which makes it impossible for Trump to have any kind of rapprochement with Putin.

Obama is smacking the Trump Presidency in the face and it is time to respond.

lakecity55's picture

"Wolf Blitzed, CNN! Day 1 of America Held Hostage!
"It's January 21, 2017. Speaking from his home in exile, in Georgetown, President Bath House addressed the Press today, pointing out the previous day's mistakes made by Pretender Trump.
"We'll be here, at President Obutthole's tony Georgetown White House, every day, to keep YOU informed!
"Wolf Blitzed for CNN, faking."

doctor3165's picture

Lets see what kind of balls you got Obama.  Back Putin into an effin corner for some frivilous bullshit.  Only problem is, he might just be so butt hurt that hes willing to do it and ditch for his bunker.  A nuclear war is the only option this twisted f*ck has to keep Trump out.  And he might just be sick enough to do it.

blargg's picture

Yeah but the information on it has been vouched for by the birth registration office in Hawaii. /s

Raul44's picture

I so wish for Vlad to use those exact words in the headline on him.

S Spade's picture

Picture should be captioned; "Putin stares down POS"

Get a load of the DC bureaucrat, err lib, behind him...it's no wonder we're losing the battle

alfbell's picture

How did this Marxist-Muslim-Sissy-Incompetent-Puppet ever get into the White House? America you should be ashamed of yourself.

silverer's picture

I've yet to see Putin make a fool of himself. So I would bet the Russians are confident about the situation. She was so bad, the Russians figured they'd have to do nothing even if they were tilted to Trump. They were right.

lakecity55's picture

They don't need her anymore, they're stocked up in Uranium!


buffettwanab's picture

Shut  up you son of a whore! What a total JACKASS!

Merry Christmas  ZH thanks for the broken bones, bruises,

bloody nose. I owe....



lakecity55's picture

He has no proof, Vlad, that's why we voted for Trump since you already have a job.


Moribundus's picture

Putin should run for throne by himself. I bet gringos would elect him sincey they have enough of domestic bastards

Team_Huli's picture

"Nevermind...  just shut the fuck up anyhow."

-- Putin

wolfessannie's picture

Gee, I had no idea the obadrone was tall -- he behaves like such a short man.

Sledge-hammer's picture
Sledge-hammer (not verified) Dec 16, 2016 10:31 PM

Putin came up through the ranks of the KGB.  He was a trained spy/spymaster.  He navigated through a Byzantine and deadly bureaucracy and wrangled his way to become Russia's leader.  A life-time of deadly, real-life games.  Then he sees an ignorant, uneducated, mulatto, AA douche-nozzle become the U.S. president.  An ignoramus (57 states, corpseman, Austrians speaking Austrian) no different than a ghetto ape.  And he has spent the last 8 years dealing with this unserious dilettante.  I imagine that he actually pined for the days of the Cold War and dealing with a Nixon or Reagan.  While Russia did not interfere with our election, I am sure that they wish they had done so to keep another douche, Hellary, from becoming president.

Skiprrrdog's picture

All hat and no cattle; feckless pansy clown...

Latitude25's picture

Obombya knows he's going to prison when Trump takes over.  Why else would he be so desparate to start this shit in his last 30 days?

George Black's picture

"... "Obama should submit any Putin documents to WikiLeaks to be authenticated to our standards if he wants them to be seen as credible."" Yes he should.  Obama has made a sham of the entire government.  It's ridiculous that they continue to lie and expect that US citizens even slightly believe their crap at the point.  Even Obamanistas know he is lying. 

lakecity55's picture

It makes no difference, when you make unsubstantiated claims against any government w/o proof, you make yourself and your own country look like rubes.

I hope we only have a month of this fudge-packer left in office.


NobodyNowhere's picture

In the pic Obama said to Putin, "You are looking cute today"

Putin replied, "If I give a karate kick all thirty two will fall out"

PureLove's picture

'"it's not the general public who's being manipulated," Zakharova said. "the general public nowadays can distinguish the truth. It's the mass media that is manipulating themselves."'

If it's Russian propaganda, then Russians have awesome propaganda.  I'm totally stealing that line.

Matt0515's picture

Barack Obama also has to show proof that his birth certificate is not a photoshop fake, otherwise he can be impeached even after he leaves office. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjvGcF1ZHXU