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Russia’s Prime Minister Hits The Ice

from Seeksha Gurang of Parda Phash,

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is taking training these days from the legends of ice hockey, is doing really well and has scored several goals on Friday at a Moscow arena.

The Russian premier promised to learn to skate well enough to play hockey during a video conference with young Russian sportsmen in February.

During Friday’s training, Putin wore a red-blue uniform with the Russian national emblem. His number was 11….

Putin trained with retired NHL star Pavel “Russian Rocket” Bure, a former head coach of the Russian national hockey team Vyacheslav Bykov and the president of the CSKA ice hockey club Vyacheslav Fetisov.

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Who would attempt to bodycheck a former KGB hitman with that much power and wealth at his disposal?

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 11/19/11 at 01:56 PM ET

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Who would attempt to bodycheck a former KGB hitman with that much power and wealth at his disposal?

A Finn!

Posted by Cubanpuckstopper on 11/19/11 at 06:09 PM ET

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