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Alex Ovechkin's Social Movement Supporting Vladimir Putin Raises Eyebrows For Some

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 20 / 17

Capitals LW ALEX OVECHKIN , who "may or may not be a witting font of Kremlin propaganda" in DC, this month announced the "creation of a 'civic movement' he has called '#putinteam,' a demonstration of support" for Russia President VLADIMIR PUTIN months before the country's election, according to a...

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