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    Left: Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)
    Right: United States President Donald J. Trump and President Putin. (Photo: Kremlin.ru) 

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    Putin's Steering-Wheel Problem

    Putin's Steering-Wheel Problem

    Putin's policy of cultivating foreign leaders can backfire in democracies.