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Sports stars line up behind Putin, though some disagree

MOSCOW /March 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Most, but not all, of Russia’s top sports stars are backing Vladimir Putin in this weekend’s presidential election. Ahead of Sunday’s vote, a host of Olympic gold medalists and NHL player Alex Ovechkin have thrown their support behind Putin. Ovechkin even launched a “Putin Team” campaign on social media. … Continue reading Sports stars line up behind Putin, though some disagree