Throughout his annual end-of-year information convention, Vladimir Putin was requested about relations between Russia and the West.
The BBC’s Steve Rosenberg requested the Kremlin chief whether or not Russian authorities take into account themselves “white and fluffy” – a Russian expression which implies squeaky clear – on the subject of accepting duty for worsening ties.
Mr Putin struck a defiant tone in an trade with our correspondent when requested about Russia’s function within the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, the nation’s most distinguished opposition activist.
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