Love and Debt: 5 Takeaways from Putin's Three-Hour Press Conference

The economy is tanking, but his dating life is thriving.

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to a question as he speaks to the media during a joint news conference with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the new Presidential Palace in Ankara on December 1, 2014 .

Photographer: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the country's economic woes and his love life at an annual hours-long press conference Thursday. 

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