Vladimir Putin released his own DVD: “Learn judo with Vladimir Putin”.
In November 2010, Leonardo DiCaprio donated $1,000,000 to the Wildlife Conservation Society at Russia’s tiger summit. DiCaprio’s persistence in reaching the event after encountering two plane delays caused then Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to describe him as a “muzhik” or “real man”.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin brought a large dog with him to a round of negotiations with Germany’s Angela Merkel (knowing that she had a pathological fear of dogs,in order to gain a psychological edge).
A Russian sect believes that Vladimir Putin is the reincarnation of Saint Paul.