May 12, 2014

Europe's Left & Right Love Putin

Richard Herzinger, Worldcrunch

The Associated Press

The Russian leader's propaganda machine attracts all sorts of extremist movements in the European Union, on both sides of the political spectrum.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Europe


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