Throughout his yearly conclusion-of-year information conference, Vladimir Putin was asked about relations concerning Russia and the West.
The BBC’s Steve Rosenberg questioned the Kremlin leader whether or not Russian authorities take into consideration them selves “white and fluffy” – a Russian expression which signifies squeaky clean – when it comes to accepting duty for worsening ties.
Mr Putin struck a defiant tone in an exchange with our correspondent when asked about Russia’s function in the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, the country’s most distinguished opposition activist.
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