Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a touchy subject for President Donald Trump, according to a former senior CIA official.
"He'll explode and the whole thing will get derailed, because he has this weird affinity for Putin," a former national security officer said.
The charges do not directly involve allegations that the Russian government has attempted to interfere in the 2020 American presidential election.
Donald Trump's personal attorney has lost control on the tabloid's front page.
Trump accepted Putin’s help in 2016, refused to tell him to stay out of the 2018 midterms, and extorted Ukraine based on Russian propaganda in 2019.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the poisoning an attempted murder and she and other world leaders have demanded that Russia fully investigate the case.
Donald Trump places 15th in the survey, trailing Bill Gates, Elon Musk, the Dalai Lama and Vladimir Putin.
Alexei Navalny remained hospitalized in Germany after being poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent, a lab determined. The Kremlin has denied involvement.
Trump "likes authoritarian strongmen," so he tries to please Putin, said Alexander Vindman, whose White House career ended after his impeachment testimony.
"If Putin wants a call with me, you just put him through," the president reportedly yelled during a formal dinner.