The Vladimir Putin admin has issued an amusing 2017 calendar that feature the strongman posing in a range of settings, including riding a horse, smelling flowers and cuddling a furry kitty cat!

Putin, 64, is known as a macho and strict leader, but by the looks of his new state issued calendar, you’d think he was just a big softie! We want!



The Russian leader showed that even he has a soft side, as he was snapped posing with a child in ski wear, sitting thoughtfully in a tree and lighting a candle with a Russian Orthodox minister. …Vladimir Putin calendar sees him smelling flowers and cuddling dogs
The self-styled strongman, who has long since bought into his own personality cult, was also pictured with war veterans and strapped into a delta plane with a fluffy crane looking on. h/t mirror

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