President Medvedev, who has previously expressed a love of yoga, has so far refrained from emulating his mentor by stripping off for the cameras. The pictures were taken just days after Mr Putin completed his latest action adventure by diving to the bottom of Lake Baikal, the world’s deepest lake, in a mini-submarine. [snip]Thankfully our President Barack Obama does not engage in such stunts.
During President Obama’s visit to Moscow last month, Mr Putin stole the television limelight by joining a group of Hell’s Angels-style bikers called the Night Wolves. Dressed all in black, he boasted that he had recently performed a wheelie and raised his bike almost fully vertical.
But we'll trot out the bare-chested refrain. (Perhaps our adoring media will come up with one for The One.) My fave has been removed (it mocked). Here's the party line one.
P.S. Is Obama reviving the Cold War?