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Former MI6 head: Putin could get more dangerous

There is only one threat to the Russian President's hold on power, says Sir Richard Dearlove

By Jay Elwes  

Putin attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow. © Pavel Golovkin/AP/Press Association Images

Richard Dearlove, the former head of the Secret Intelligence Service MI6, has said that the West is failing to put sufficient pressure on Vladimir Putin over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

In comments made exclusively to Prospect, Dearlove said: “I think the sanctions are a strong way to send a message to Putin…

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