“Despite Russia’s difficulties, Putin believes he is on a historic, if not a religious mission, and he is not about to step down. Whatever false optimism there may have been that the Russian president has taken an “exit ramp” or died due to his many reported illnesses, he should now be cleared. Putin is here for the long haul. – Robert Dannenberg, former Central Eurasia Division Chief, CIA
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