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Putin strips off during official visit to a hospital

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin was visiting a hospital in Smolensk, 250 miles west on Moscow, when an unsuspecting doctor inquired after the former president’s health.

Putin, 58, promptly whipped his shirt and tie off to reveal a nagging shoulder injury, the result of a morning spent on the exercise mat, and instructed traumatologist Viktor Petrachenkov to take a closer look. 

Read more and see the picture on Daily Mail