Putin Views Cthulhu “with Suspicion”

Several days after addressing the World Summit of Religious Leaders (see here), Vladimir Putin has a bit of advice for those who would raise Cthulhu from the eldritch depths of R’lyeh:

After wrapping up an online conference last Thursday, Putin took a few minutes to answer several of the most-popular questions sent in by Russian Internet users, Kommersant reported Friday.

…Asked about the possible awakening of the giant mythical octopus Cthulhu, the fourth-most popular question among the more than 150,000 sent to Putin, he said that he believed something more serious was behind the question. Cthulhu was invented by novelist H.P. Lovecraft and was said to be sleeping beneath the Pacific Ocean.

Putin said he viewed mysterious forces with suspicion and advised those who took them seriously to read the Bible, Koran or other religious books.

(Hat tip: Bulldada Newsblog)

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  1. This has to be one of the best blog post titles of the year.

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