Vladimir Putin’s ‘lover’ gushes about her ‘ideal’ boyfriend in resurfaced clip

Alina Kabaeva, the alleged lover of Vladimir Putin, can be seen gushing about her "ideal man" in a resurfaced clip.

She is one of the most decorated rhythmic gymnasts in Russia's history, and at one point was one of the most famous people in the country.

Allegations of a romantic relationship between the pair have been circling since 2008.

That year, the athlete was asked about her relationship status during a TV interview - this is what she had to say.

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