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Liam Neeson issues 'Taken'-style threat to Vladimir Putin on 'SNL'

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Last night's Saturday Night Live had Lena Dunham taking the hosting duties — but the cold open belonged to Liam Neeson. The Taken star reprised his well-known role standing next to Jay Pharoah as President Obama, discussing the developing situation in Ukraine and warning Russian president Vladimir Putin that Neeson has "a very particular set of skills."

The skit ends with a video ribbing Putin's reputation for doing outlandishly "manly" things, with Pharoah posing shirtless on a horse, wrestling a bear, and handily defeating an arm wrestling opponent. See the full clip below.