Calendar by fans of Putin
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Putin's machismo wins female admirers on 58th birthday

A series of high profile publicity drives showcasing his machismo, have won Vladimir Putin a legion of female fans, even as he celebrates his 58th birthday.

Twelve journalism students from Moscow University have even come up with a raunchy calendar to show their admiration for the Russian prime minister.

Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow

  • 07 Oct 2010
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