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‘I don’t want princes’: Putin lifts veil on grandchildren

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin offered a glimpse at his family life on Thursday, confirming for the first time that he has grandchildren and saying he wants to keep them out of the spotlight so they can grow up "normally". "I have grandchildren. They live normal lives," Putin said during his annual marathon TV call-in with Russians, confirming a revelation from a series of interviews by US filmmaker Oliver Stone that have been airing in the US this week. Putin said that one grandchild was "already in…