Putin and Nazarbayev
The presidents of Russia and Kazakhstan Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev together for a ride at a ski resort near Almaty. On Sunday, February 26, RIA Novosti said the official representative of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov.
Informal meeting of heads of state was preceded by negotiations, which will be held in Almaty on February 27. After that, the Russian leader will travel to Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
This is not the first time Putin and Nazarbayev together to ski. For example, in 2002, they rested on the Kazakhstan Chimbulak resort at the end of the informal summit of the CIS. The photo with the leaders of the two countries, in particular, published the news Agency RIA Novosti.
Putin is engaged in martial arts, he is a master of sports in judo and Sambo. The Russian leader skier and enjoys playing hockey.