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Behind Vladimir Putin’s Trouble With the Truth

Stephen Sestanovich: Mr. Putin is so associated with lying that we no longer even bother to explain it. What are his motives? Here’s my list—four that focus on his behavior, background, and beliefs, and a last one that assesses the quality of his leadership.
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