Vladimir Putin Treats Recep Tayyip Erdogan With Icecream At MAKS 2019

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Russia President Vladimir Putin, treated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to ice cream as the world leaders took in the sites at the MAKS 2019.

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Updated On:

Russia President Vladimir Putin, treated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to ice cream as the world leaders took in the sites at the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS 2019) on Tuesday.

The heads of Russia and Turkey took a break from inspecting the range of Russian aviation hardware to indulge their sweet tooths at the sun-drenched Zhukovsky International Airport.

After choosing their ice creams, the woman manning the counter informed the Presidents that the bill was 210 rubles ($3.20). Following which in an amusing banter, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wondered aloud as to who would stump up the cash.

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Here's how the banter went:

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, "Aren't you paying for my ice-cream."

To which, Vladimir Putin responded saying, "Of course, you are my guest."

Putin's perspicacity

The President of Russia, the ingenious and formidable leader has had a track record of being astute and absolutely witty in his conduct, with other world leaders and even otherwise. From playing the piano to riding a motorcycle and even his sporting prowess, here are a few times Vladimir Putin turned eyes on social media. 

Vladimir Putin on the Piano

Vladimir Putin became a social media sensation when the Russia President played 'Everytime' and Lana Del Rey's 'Lust for Life' on the piano.

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Vladimir Putin riding motorcycle

The President of Russia wore black leather and drove a motorbike during the Shadow of Babylon show organised by the Night Wolves.

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Vladimir Putin scored against professional ice hockey players

The head of Russia on his 63rd birthday played a game of ice hockey against professionals. His team ended up wining as the President of Russia scored 7 goals himself.

Vladimir Putin rescued a polar bear

In 2010, Vladimir Putin was seen attaching a tracking collar on a polar bear as the Russia President is known to assist in research and rescue operations for endangered species.

 

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