My, Oh My Little Putin Legend

From the collapse of the "Evil Empire"
a mythological figure emerged:
a bare chested steed - a very rare breed;
his enemies soon to be purged.

To secure his position, he went on a mission
and wreaked havoc across the land.
He skewed people's views by creating "Fake News",
and it all came together as planned.

He made his selection to ruin elections,
and his masterful plan came to pass.
He smiled and exclaimed as he rode out of town,
"Well I'll be a horse's...