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Audio/Video- Talking Artemi Panarin On Vladimir Putin

via Sportsnet's YouTube page,

Russian hockey insider Slava Malamud joins Sportsnet 590 The FAN to discuss the reception of Artemi Panarin’s comments about President Vladimir Putin in Russia, and to speculate what might happen to the Russian NHL star.



Mark Fischer of the New York Post on the remarks from Panarin...

In his native tongue, Panarin told Russian journalist Alexander Golovin that Putin doesn’t know right from wrong to become one of the first Russian athletes to publicly criticize the authoritarian leader. Fellow hockey star Alex Ovechkin, for example, has long gushed over Putin, and in 2017 started a social movement called “PutinTeam.”

“I think he no longer understands where — well, where — bad,” Panarin said, as translated by Google Translate. “It seems to me that it is already psychologically not so easy for him to soberly assess the situation, because there are many people who lead him to decisions.”

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