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Putin is surely a sitting duck for Russian satirists—so why aren't they hitting their target?

It is not inconceivable that future historians will read accounts of Russia’s recent history and assume that it was the work of some forgotten satirist: a political system that swung from fervent communism to rampant capitalism, a society with huge extremes of decadent wealth and abject poverty, and a ruling tandem that features a dancing president and a singing prime minister. Surprising then that today’s Russian satirists have failed to make a…

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