Russia's Putin condemns "horrible crimes" in Libya

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Posted: Feb 08, 2012 7:38 AM
Russia's Putin condemns "horrible crimes" in Libya

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday "horrible crimes" were being committed in Libyan cities that supported late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Putin, speaking to religious leaders in Moscow, made his comments while defending Russia's decision to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria.

(Reporting by Gleb Bryanski, Writing by Guy Faulconbridge, Editing by Timothy Heritage)