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EVEN PRESIDENT TRUMP COULDN’T TURN RUSSIA INTO A FRIEND OF THE U.S.

There have been a lot of column inches devoted to the danger of Donald Trump, if elected, becoming a puppet of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin itself has peddled this vision of the future in its propaganda, both domestically and in Ukraine.

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