Revealed: wife of Putin's spokesman faces questions over US tax affairs

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Former Olympic champion Tatiana Navka may have underreported income, claimed wrong status and owed unpaid property tax

Tatiana Navka, with her husband, the Russian presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, attend a premiere at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow in 2017.
Tatiana Navka, with her husband, the Russian presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, attend a premiere at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow in 2017. Photograph: Valery Sharifulin/Tass

Questions have been raised about the US tax affairs of the wife of Vladimir Putin???s spokesman, after records suggested she may have failed to declare her true income to US regulators and not disclosed foreign bank accounts.

Tatiana Navka, a former Olympic ice dancing champion, also appears to have wrongly claimed a potentially beneficial US tax status, according to an investigation by the Guardian.

Court papers suggest she separately built up t