Putin’s birthday triggers Twitter flash mob

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who marks his 59th birthday on Friday, has caused a Twitter flash mob with a hashtag devoted to his birthday topping the world’s trends. The hashtag #CпасибоПутинуЗаЭто, which can be translated as “thank Putin for that,” appeared early on Friday when the pro-Kremlin United Russia party’s member, Vladimir Burmatov, decided […]