Just when we thought the world standing couldn’t get any worse for Vladimir, now this!
Official Announcement of the International Judo Federation
“In light of the ongoing war conflict in Ukraine, the International Judo Federation announces the suspension of Mr. Vladimir Putin’s status as Honorary President and Ambassador of the International Judo Federation.”
The following day Vlad announced he’d accept any location or conditions for peace negotiations. That goes to show we judo black belts know how to upend a guy, sweep his feet from underneath him and slap on a chokehold.
You see, Vlad thinks it’s all about the beefy power of 200,000 troops and tanks all across the horizon. Playing by the publicly accepted rules is not this thug’s thing. The light-handed coaxing and cajoling technics aren’t in his bag of tricks.
So get a grip, man. What’s left? He could attempt to minimize the loss of face, maybe hang on a bit, but once you lose the hearts and minds of Ukraine, a SWIFT bank link, the Nord Stream Pipeline, and now the IJF, why bother?
He’ll need a better election campaign platform to run on in 2024