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Ukraine war

What is Putin thinking? Spy agencies size up Ukraine moves

Sanctions said to enrage isolated Russian leader with finger on nuclear button

Russian President Vladimir Putin, an ex-KGB agent, has long been a "hard target" for Western espionage.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- "I personally think he's unhinged. I really worry about his acuity and balance right now." Former U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper gave this assessment of Russian President Vladimir Putin on CNN this week.

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