Picture of the Month
This month's picture features
President Vladimir Putin of Russia celebrating the win of his former
club Yamara Neva of St Petersburg in the Team competition at the President's
Cup in Magnitogorsk, Russia.
Putin is a black belt and avid judo fan who has said that judo shaped
his personal and political philosophy. Celebrating on either side
of him are Mr Khristenko (left) and Vladimir Shestakov (right), the
President of the Russian Judo Federation.
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