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Chaos Engulfing Trump Stirs Anxiety in Russia Over U.S. Ties

  • Impeachment of U.S. president seen as serious risk in Moscow
  • Hope ‘draining away’ for cooperation with U.S. under Trump
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Whether it’s annexing territories, crushing his opponents or posing for photo ops, Vladimir Putin is not just the president, he's a symbol of Russian power. In this episode of Bloomberg Profiles, we explore how Vladimir Putin went from tough kid, to KGB spy, to one of the most powerful figures in the world. (Source: Bloomberg)

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The Kremlin’s growing increasingly unhappy at being in the center of U.S. political storms that threaten to knock President Donald Trump off course.

As Washington buzzes with talk of possible impeachment after a special counsel was appointed to investigate alleged links between Trump’s election campaign and Russia, officials in Moscow are fretting that the tycoon-turned-politician will be so engulfed by political crises at home that he’ll have no chance to form a normal working relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.