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Putin needs your help with Photoshop

Asked about Alexey Navalny’s new investigative report detailing a lavish palace and series of vineyards supposedly belonging to Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president dismissed the allegations and singled out a doctored image showing him swimming in one of the mansion’s indoor pools. This, the president suggested, demonstrates that Navalny’s report is just fake news. More than 92 million people have watched Navalny’s documentary on YouTube, but Putin may be one of the only viewers who took the pool photoshop seriously. You laugh, but the Russian president’s many exotic photoshoots over the years mean it’s not always easy to know when a Putin picture is real. Test your eyes and be warned that not everything here is as obvious as it seems!

Pictures: kremlin.ru; Scanpix / LETA; TASS

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