Vladimir Putin's adventures
Russia's Vladimir Putin, phenom of the outdoor-adventure photo op, has been shown flying with a flock of Siberian cranes, tackling a wildfire and catching a really big fish. Such photos frequently draw skepticism and ridicule from the Russian blogosphere.
Image 1 of 7
Putin in Siberia
Russian President Vladimir Putin, carrying a rifle, walks bare-chested in the Tuva region of Siberia on Aug. 15, 2007.