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Putin Purloins Pats Paraphernalia?

By Christy Harvey  

"Putin Purloins Pats Paraphernalia?"

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“I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy.” — President Bush, on his friend Russian President Vladmir Putin

VERSUS

“Putin Pockets Pats Owner’s Super Bowl Ring – Following a meeting of American business executives and Putin at Konstantinovsky Palace near St. Petersburg on Saturday, [New England Patriot's owner Robert] Kraft showed the [diamond-encrusted Super Bowl] ring to Putin — who tried it on, put it in his pocket and left, said Russian news reports.” — AP, 6/29/05

UPDATE: Kraft says ring was a gift.

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