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What is driving Putin in the Ukraine crisis?

What is governing the Russian president? How much support does he have from Russians?

The Russian president has hosted a press conference in which he said there was not yet a need to send Russian troops to Ukraine, but that he reserved the right to use "all means" to protect citizens in the east of the country. But what is governing what he is doing? How much support does he have from Russians? What is his mentality? Does his KGB past influence him?

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  • Tue 4 Mar 2014 18:06GMT

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