And why not? At least Putin did something substantial to promote peace, rather than spew out demagogic rhetoric to get votes... like some others we know.
UKís Lord Truscott nominates Putin for Nobel peace prize
Lord Truscott, a peer in the UKís House of Lords, has nominated Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Nobel peace prize, RIA Novosti reported. Truscott said in a statement that Putinís Syria peace initiative stopped the war from escalating and placed the country's vast chemical arms arsenal under international control. Truscott is also author of a Putin biography.