In pictures: The adventures of Russian President Vladimir Putin
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin was spotted yesterday descending into the briny depths below to inspect a sunken Russian sailing frigate.
Putin boarded an underwater vehicle with several other crew members and visited the remains of 'Eagle' which sank in 1869, off coast the St Petersburg.
This is not the first time Putin has been spotted participating in an activity not usually undertaken by presidents.
Indeed Russia's head of state has often been photographed partaking in an array of activities that showcase his many talents. From judo throwing to tinkling the keys on a piano to horseriding shirtless, it seems that nothing is beyond him. We take a look back at the multi-skilled Putin in action.
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