John Micklethwait

Bloomberg News

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Editor-in-Chief for Bloomberg News; former finance correspondent and editorial staffer at the Economist

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Donald Trump admires Vladimir Putin for what he calls "strong leadership" — especially compared to Barack Obama.

The America presidential nominee and the Russian strongman

Donald Trump admires Vladimir Putin for what he calls "strong leadership" — especially compared to Barack Obama.

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