Charles accused of comparing Putin to Hitler

The Prince of Wales has compared the actions of Russian leader Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, it has been claimed.

The undiplomatic comparison is alleged to have taken place during a walkabout in Canada. Credit: Press Association

The alleged comparison was made during his tour of Canada when he spoke to a woman who fled the Nazis and lost family members in Holocaust.

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Putin attacks Prince Charles over 'Hitler comments'

Russian president Vladimir Putin has described the Prince of Wales's reported comparison of him with Adolf Hitler as "unacceptable" and said such remarks were "not what monarchs do".