Russian President, Vladimir Putin
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President Putin hurts back after judo practice session

28 November 2012 Last updated at 09:49 GMT

The speculation surrounding the health of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin has been stirred again, this time by comments from the leader of the neighbouring state of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko.

Mr Lukashenko says Russia's president has hurt his back while practising judo.

John McManus reports.