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  • Putin Lights the Olympic Flame

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, a girl and a boy light an Olympic flame with a torch at Moscow's Red Square on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. Russian President Vladimir Putin has lit the Olympic flame on Red Square for the 123-day relay to Sochi for the Winter Games. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
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  • Putin Catches a Monstrous Fish

    Russian President Vladimir Putin kisses a large pike he caught while fishing during a mini-break in the Siberian Tyva region (also referred to as Tuva), Russia, July 20, 2013. Putin said it's his first pike of such a big size. Putin puckered up to the fish despite being warned of the pike's tendency to bite.
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  • Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a large pike he caught while fishing during a mini-break in the Siberian Tyva region (also referred to as Tuva), Russia, July 20, 2013. Putin said it's his first pike of such a big size. Putin puckered up to the fish despite being warned of the pike's tendency to bite.
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  • Vladimir Putin's Photos and their Film Equivalents

    Russian President Vladimir Putin submerges on board Sea Explorer 5 bathyscaphe off the island of Gogland, Russia, July 15, 2013, Putin rode a small submersible craft 200 feet down to see the remains of the naval frigate Oleg, which sank in 1869, Russian news reports said.
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  • Vladimir Putin Greeted by His Dog Koni

    Russian President Vladimir Putin flies in a motorized hang glider alongside two Siberian white cranes, not shown, on Russia's Yamal Peninsula Sept. 5, 2012. Putin reportedly took to the skies as part of a program by environmentalists to lead the endangered cranes, which were raised in captivity, on their migration to Asia.
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  • The Adventures of Vladimir Putin

    German documentary filmmaker Hubert Seipel was recently granted unprecedented access to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for his film "I, Putin." Here, Putin is greeted by his Labrador retriever Koni after a morning swim.
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