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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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Putin sends message to 'man of manners' Charles

Vladimir Putin described Prince Charles' reported comments as "unacceptable". Credit: RTV

Vladimir Putin sent a direct personal message to Prince Charles when questioned today over the future King's reported comparison of him to Adolf Hitler.

The Russian President said: "Give my words to Prince Charles. He has been to our country more than once - if he made such a comparison, it is unacceptable and I am sure he understands that as a man of manners."

Mr Putin said: "It reminds me of a good proverb: 'You are angry. That means you are wrong."'

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