Obama Says ‘Cold War Lens’ Is Putin’s Error in BuzzFeed Chat

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with ministers of the Russian government on Jan. 21, 2015 at Novo-Ogaryovo State Residence outside of Moscow.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to diversify his nation’s economy due to a “Cold War” mentality that’s isolated Russia from Ukraine and other neighbors, President Barack Obama said in an interview with BuzzFeed News.

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