Vladimir Putin's file

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Vladimir Putin is the president of Russia.

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Recent statements involving Vladimir Putin

Recent stories featuring Vladimir Putin

The possible ties between Trump and Russia, explained

The slew of accusations about Trump and Russia has our heads spinning, so we decided to summarize the big ones here, for our edification and yours.

Russia and its influence on the presidential election

One of the most pervasive narratives of the presidential race was that Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to upend the election — in a way that helped President-elect Donald Trump.