14 Hairless Cats That Look Like Vladimir Putin

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In the spirit of Ben Smith's "11 BuzzFeed Lists That Explain the World" for the May/June 2013 issue of Foreign Policy, the FP staff decided to look at the world through BuzzFeed's eyes for a day. For more, check out 7 Things North Korea Is Really Good At, 9 Disturbingly Good Jihadi Raps, 36 Mustaches That Explain Why There's No Peace in the Middle East, and 1 Pentagon Weapons System That Was on Time and Under Budget.

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In the spirit of Ben Smith’s “11 BuzzFeed Lists That Explain the World” for the May/June 2013 issue of Foreign Policy, the FP staff decided to look at the world through BuzzFeed’s eyes for a day. For more, check out 7 Things North Korea Is Really Good At, 9 Disturbingly Good Jihadi Raps, 36 Mustaches That Explain Why There’s No Peace in the Middle East, and 1 Pentagon Weapons System That Was on Time and Under Budget.

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DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images; Bodo Schackow-Pool/Getty Images

 

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VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images; EPA/DMITRY ASTAKHOV PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE/ITAR-TASS POOL

 

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nocoatkitty.com/elf-cats; DAGMAR KIELHORN/AFP/GettyImages

 

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Ysbrand Cosijn/shutterstock; ALEKSEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images

 

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Vadim Ghirda/AP; MIKHAIL METZEL/AFP/Getty Images

 

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Bonus pic: Check out Putin’s hairless twin when he’s doing judo!

Elizabeth Ralph is a researcher at Foreign Policy.

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