The Russian President – Vladimir Putin is not one to shy away from a photo opportunity. Every photo he takes shows what a man of action he is. See the compilation of his toughest moments in these years.
Putin holds a Kalashnikov machine gun during his visit to the manufacturing plant. He is extremely comfortable with a powerful weapon.
Shirtless Putin hunting in the foothills of Sayan Mountains.
Putin aiming at a target with a replica of the AK-47 assault rifle.
Putin is captured inside a research bathyscaphe C-Explorer in the waters of the Black Sea as he takes part in an expedition near Sevastopol, Crimea.
Putin joined a dive to an underwater archaeological site in the Black Sea.
Putin is seen to be aiming at a whale with an arbalest to take a piece of its skin for analysis.
Putin tries a sport gun at the national championship for ski races and biathlon for athletes.
Putin with a semi-automatic. 45 at the Construction Design Bureau, Moscow.
Putin climbs on the wall during his visit to a youth educational forum.
Putin is ready for an arm wrestle during his visit to a youth educational forum.
Putin tries to bend a frying pan.
Putin is trying a pistol during his visit to a newly-built headquarters of the Russian General Staff’s Main Intelligence Department (GRU) in Moscow.
Putin swims butterfly while traveling.
Putin fishes shirtless.
Hunting, shooting, fishing, riding, there is nothing Putin can not master.
Flying a Su-27, just piece of cake for Putin the tough.