Photo Gallery: Putin's World
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Photo Gallery: Putin's World

'Dear to Our Hearts' The Crimean Crisis from the Kremlin's Perspective

The EU and US have come down hard on Russia for its annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. But from the perspective of the Kremlin, it is the West that has painted Putin into a corner. And the Russian president will do what it takes to free himself.
Translated from the German by Charles Hawley