Terrance Heath

Vladimir Putin Shirtless, Again

Filed By Terrance Heath | August 08, 2009 12:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Politics
Tags: russia, Vladimir Putin

I was wondering why this post was suddenly getting so many Google search hits.

Now I know.

The Russian prime minister was photographed engaged in a series of adventurous activities including riding a horse bareback and climbing trees in southern Siberia.

In the latest of a series of media stunts Mr Putin was snapped striding through grassy fields wearing ankle high boots, an Indiana Jones style-hat and green fatigues while visiting the remote Russian region of Tuva.

The Russian premier camped out overnight, rafted down the region's fast flowing rivers and visited a traditional farmstead, according to Russian news agencies.

Mr Putin's day of activities were described as a "holiday" by state media but was clearly aimed at reinforcing his tough-guy image that plays so well at home.

I guess anytime this guy want to score media points, he strips off his shirt...

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Yeah, and I doubt we should be giving attention to a mass murderer just because he takes off his shirt. I'm sure there are plenty of men on the porn industry that can sate concupiscent thoughts without being corrupt motherfuckers.

A. J. Lopp | August 8, 2009 3:14 PM

... And what a morally screwed-up world we live in! Many would say the guys in the porno industry are the evil ones, while justifying Putin as "just doing what Russian politicians do (or have to do) ..."

Somebody give this little troll a sock and set him free.

Good God. Well, there's obviously different standards of hotness and beauty in Russia. Could you imagine if Bush had stripped off his shirt for some woodcutting in Texas?