166 names: n’s new ‘son-in-law’ The Russian president’s daughter Katerina Tikhonova is in a relationship with a ballet star named Zelensky


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Russian ballet master Igor Zelensky may share a last name with Ukraine's current president -- but he's actually the father of Vladimir Putin's granddaughter. A joint investigation by Meduza, Current Time TV, and the Dossier Center has revealed that Zelensky has been in a years-long relationship with Putin's purported second daughter, Katerina Tikhonova. Until recently, Zelensky was based in Munich, where he worked as the director of the Bavarian State Ballet. And Tikhonova, who heads the Moscow-based nonprofit "Innopraktika," divided her time between Russia and Germany. Zelensky resigned from his position in Munich in early April, reportedly in connection with his refusal to publicly condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Now, there's speculation that Zelensky will take on a leadership role at a new state theater the Russian authorities are constructing in Crimea -- a project announced by Putin himself in 2018. Original Article: https://meduza.io/en/feature/2022/05/21/meet-putin-s-new-son-in-law

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