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McCain Warns Putin

Russia may face anti-governmental protests similar to those that led to the overthrow of Egypt's longtime authoritarian ruler Hosni Mubarak on Friday, U.S. Senator John McCain said.

"These winds of change that are blowing, I think I would be a little less cocky in the Kremlin with my KGB cronies today if I were [Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin," McCain said Sunday in an interview with CBS News.

He also named China as another country where citizens may follow the example of  Egyptians, who staged multimillion-person rallies over the last few weeks to demand Mubarak's ouster.


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