UK:Prince Charles ‘Hitler’ row ‘risks triggering international scandal’

Telegraph.

Prince Charles’ comparison of Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler risks an ‘international scandal’ a Russian newspaper warns.

Nick Clegg has defended the Prince of Wales over his comparison of Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, saying the heir to the throne is ‘entitled to his views’ despite warnings from a Russian newspaper the remarks could “trigger an international scandal”.

The Prince caused controversy when he told a woman in Canada that the Russian president “is doing just about the same as Hitler” in annexing Crimea in the Ukraine. Popular Russian daily paper Moskovskij Komsomolets (MK) said the comment risked complicating already “not unclouded” UK-Russian relations.

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