Russian President Vladimir Putin and Tatarstan President Mintimer Shaimiyev (right) on a walk along Bauman Street.
Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, june 24 2000, Russian President Vladimir Putin wearing a Tatar embroidered skull-cap on his head seen attending an open-air holiday events organized outside kazan, sabantui has been traditionally celebrated as a plough holiday marking the end of sowing campaign, now it has become a national holiday marked all over the republic notwithstanding occupation or national identity.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, holds flowers June 24, 2000 outside Kazan, Tatarstan during the celebration of the local Sabantuy holiday. Putin took an active part in mid-summer festivities in central Russian republic, defeating a young woman at arm wrestling and retrieving a coin from a tub of fermented milk with his teeth.
Russian President Vladimir Putin with Tatarstan's Mufti Gusman Khazrat in the Kazan.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, meets with Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran, Nov. 23, 2015.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) inspects the honor guard during the welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, 06 September 2007.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (3-right) stands for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit's family photo next to Peruvian President Ollanta Humala (right), President Barack Obama (center) and Indonesian President Joko Widodo (left) and others at the National Aquatics Center in Beijing (China) today, Monday 10 November 2014. EFE / Sergei Ilnitsky.