The cult of Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has an approval rating of at least 85%: such figures could make him the envy of any leader in the world. So what is going on: is it a new cult of personality, like during the bad old days of the Soviet Union? Putin is everywhere in the Russian media - and that has our observer Filippo concerned. Julien Pain went to Moscow to meet him.

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