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Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer

In Soviet Russia, iron pumps you.

IT’S NOT UNUSUAL for the Kremlin to release images of Vladimir Putin in ‘masculine’ poses.

Remember those shirtless hunting shots?

The latest round of publicity photos show the Russian president and the country’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev pumping iron together, before having some tea and breakfast while discussing “a number of current issues”.

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer
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  • Putin and Medvedev

    Source: The Kremlin
  • Putin and Medvedev

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If there’s anything more stressful than working out, it’s working out while Putin watches you.

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