Dugin whispered in Putin’s ear

Is Alexander Dukin, the sulfur philosopher of Russia’s rebirth, a major influence on the Russian president? Many think and see him as “Putin’s Rasputin”.

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V.Latimir Putin has the reputation of being a man who makes decisions on his own. Further From the health crisis. But who influences his decisions? Some, like elsewhere, point the finger at ultranationalist ideologues in Russia, especially the philosopher Alexander Dukin (often pronounced “Dukin” in English). Born in Moscow in 1962, this highly qualified multilingual has been called by some as “Putin’s Rasputin”, referring to the magician who became the confidant of the Russian imperial couple between 1907 and 1916, the year of his assassination.

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