Putin Aide Mocks U.S. Sanctions

“The only things that interest me in the US are Tupac Shakur, Allen Ginsberg, and Jackson Pollock. I don’t need a visa to access their work. I lose nothing.” – Vladislav Surkov, top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, mocking U.S. sanctions against him after Russia announces plans to annex Crimea

Vladimir Putin’s top aide Vladislav Surkov mocks US sanctions.” (The Independent, 2014/03/18)