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Nina Khrushcheva is professor of international affairs at The New School and the great-granddaughter of the Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Her latest book is The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey into the Gulag of the Russian Mind. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)Russia's Vladimir Putin has been enjoying power for several decades now. From Bill Clinton in 1999 through to Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump in 2016, the Russian president has seen the relationship between two former superpowers transform from post Cold War jamboree to new Cold War acrimony.