The Kremlin has released a new set of photos of Vladimir Putin on holiday catching fish while shirtless.
This time, he set his sights on fish in southern Siberia, posing half-naked with a couple he caught on a rod:
Putin, famous for his shirtless escapades into the wild, toured several rivers and lakes near the Mongolian border. Here’s a pike he hunted down with a speargun:
A Kremlin spokesman said Putin spent two hours stalking the pike underwater.
“It’s very sly and cautious,” he said when he got out. Russia Today had the footage:
At one stage when he had his shirt on, there was shrubbery stuffed in his top pocket:
Putin was accompanied by Russia’s defense minister Sergei Shoigu and other officials:
Here are Russia Today’s video highlights of Putin’s holiday: