Hockey fan dons Putin mask as comment on Russian election interference

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Feb 21, 2018

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A hockey fan took to the ice on Monday after a pro game wearing a latex mask of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a Team USA jersey with Putin's name embroidered on the back.Jeff Jetton, an Islanders season ticket holder, said he wanted to "make a statement about Putin’s influence over American politics."He also unfurled a Russian flag as he skated around the rink in Brooklyn. However, a security guard objected to the political gesture and tried to confiscate the flag.++CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE: STILLS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST++


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