Reputed Russian Mobster Boasts Of Putin Wristwatch Honor

September 30, 2014 12:23 PM

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly denounced the chaos, criminality, and gangster capitalism that beset his country in the so-called "wild 1990s" following the Soviet collapse.

But one of that era's most notorious alleged gangsters is claiming that the Russian leader recently honored him with a presidential wristwatch -- an assertion the Kremlin flatly denies.

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