I’m sure we could all think of someone more deserving.
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Yes, my friends. The same guy who just recently sent troops into a sovereign nation — a decision he might later come to regret, by the way — is a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize:
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize – but the conflict in Ukraine is also likely to be on the Nobel committee’s agenda.
A record 278 candidates, including 47 organizations, received nominations for the 2014 prize, said the Norwegian Nobel Institute’s director, Geir Lundestad.
Committee members who met on Tuesday added their own proposals with a focus on recent turmoil around the globe.
Surely many other candidates, if not most, are much more deserving: