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Video: On His Hog, Putin Returns To The PR Trough

In Russia's latest episode of "Quien es mas macho?" we find Russian Two-Terminator Vladimir Putin hopping on a three-wheeled Harley-Davidson to lead the field at a bikers' festival on August 29 in the port city of Novorossiysk, where he later addressed the crowd from in front of a Black Sea Fleet battleship.

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