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Nobody can stop Vladimir Putin… from talking

9 February 2024

5:30 PM

9 February 2024

5:30 PM

The trouble with ageing authoritarians is not necessarily that nobody dares tell them they are wrong. It’s that nobody ever tells them they are being tiresome.

A less polite man might have aggressively interrupted his interviewee, but would that have stopped Vlad, the intellectual impaler?

Yes, as Tucker Carlson’s big interview in Moscow finally dropped online tonight, the world learned that Vladimir Putin is, among other things, an almighty history bore. He

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