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Is Vladimir Putin really cracking down on corruption? Or just putting on a pre-election show?

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SHOWTIME A recent spate of high-profile arrests have allowed Putin to boost his anticorruption credentials ahead of the election.
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“Xi believes the world should accommodate China, not the other way around.”

IT WAS JUST BEFORE DAWN IN EARLY FEBRUARY when heavily armed officers from Russia’s FSB security service raided a mansion in Dagestan, a volatile republic in the southern part of the country. The mansion belonged to Abdusamad Gamidov, the Kremlin-installed leader of Dagestan. As the officers searched his residence, they discovered a startling display of wealth. There were designer watches, rare furs, a stuffed tiger and even a gold-plated handgun with the first three letters of the leader’s surname carved into its handle.

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