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In the eyes of the Chinese, President Putin can do no wrong

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Brasilia, on Nov 13, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS
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BEIJING - Since Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his troops into Ukraine a month ago, he has become an international pariah loathed by the United States and its allies.

They quickly set out to punish him with crippling economic sanctions and called him a war criminal.

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