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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".

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Diplomats to discuss Prince Charles-Putin row

Attempts to calm a potential diplomatic row over the Prince of Wales's comparison of Russian president Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler will continue today when the Foreign Office meets with the Russian deputy ambassador later today.

Russia's deputy ambassador is expected to meet a senior Foreign Office official to discuss the reported comments on the Ukraine crisis made during a private conversation with a member of the public during a royal tour of Canada.

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