31/03/2014 12:50 BST | Updated 31/03/2014 13:59 BST

7 Things Nigel Farage Could Learn From Vladimir Putin

So, Nigel Farage is a big admirer of Vladimir Putin.

Speaking to GQ magazine, the Ukip leader expressed a certain respect for the Russian leader "as an operator, but not as a human being".

He said: ""The way he played the whole Syria thing. Brilliant. Not that I approve of him politically. How many journalists in jail now?"

Well Nige, locking up journalists isn't the only area Putin could give you some hints on...

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