Russia President Putin ends COVID-19 self-isolation with Siberian fishing trip
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent several days on holiday in Siberia where he was hiking and fishing, the Kremlin said on Sunday (Sep 26), following a short spell in self-isolation as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. Putin said in the middle of September he would have to spend \u0022a
Putin said in the middle of September he would have to spend"a few days" in self-isolation afterdozens of people in his entourage fell ill with COVID-19. He had to cancel his trip to Tajikistan for a security summit.Putin has cultivated a macho image, appealing to many Russians, and has previously been pictured riding a horse bare-chested and in sunglasses, as well as carrying a hunting rifle and piloting a fighter jet.
This time, his outings were more mundane.The Kremlin published 20 photos of Putin standing in a river and catching a fish, walking through lush meadows and talking to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, his usual holiday companion. Read more: CNA »
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