Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the audience during a festive concert marking the first anniversary of the Crimean treaty signing, with St. Basil's Cathedral seen in the background, in central Moscow (REUTERS/Alexei Nikolsky).

Opinion

Putin, lies, and his 'little green men'

March 20, 2015, Steven Pifer

It is clear that Putin can and does lie. And he does so often. But with that in mind, how should Western leaders who must deal with him actually do so? Steven Pifer looks at the options.

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