• Putin's power doesn't exist in a vacuum: Here are 14 of his biggest enablers, from billionaire oligarchs to world leaders

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Nikolai Patrushev; Roman Abramovich; Vladimir Putin; Xi Jinping; Elon Musk Lintao Zhang, Pool/Associated Press; Sang Tan/Associated Press; Kay Nietfeld/picture alliance/Getty Images; Alex Brandon/Associated Press; Evan Agostini/Invision/Associated Press
    Vladimir Putin maintains a cadre of supporters despite his growing global isolation.
    Russian oligarchs, world leaders, and American pundits have all enabled Putin's war in Ukraine.
    Here are some of the key figures that have helped empower Putin.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an unprovoked attack on Ukraine in February, but the...
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