Russian President, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin born on 7th October 1952. This is the second time he is holding the President’s Office since 7 May 2012.Prior to this he was elected as President of Russia from 2000 to 2008.
Putin always brought out a sporty, outdoor and tough guy image for the world and his country. He takes part in unusual activities and acts which no other politician has been ever heard of, for some it is only a deliberately cultivated image but most of the people across the globe adore him for these antics.
Some of the notable activities of President Putin include:
Flying military jets
Doing martial arts, as he has obtained black belt in judo
Riding horses, doing fishing and rafting in cold Siberian region.
Tranquilizing bears and tigers for conservation.
Driving F1 cars
Shooting darts at whales using crossbow for the tracking.
Flying alongside endangered cranes in a hang glider.
Apart from all these activities President Putin has love for dogs and horses. Currently, he has two dogs, Buffy and Yume. Buffy, a Bulgarian Shepherd dog which was presented to him in November 2010 by the Bulgarian Prime Minister, during Putin’s visit to Bulgaria. Yume is an Akita Inu dog which was presented to the President by Japan to show thankfulness for Russia’s help to Japan after the shocking earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Kyrgyz government has also given President Putin a pedigree race horse in March 2017 during the Russian President’s visit to Kyrgyzstan.
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