Putin gave a t-shirt with his portrait

Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit to the production workshops of the Ryazan tannery has received a gift t-shirt with his own portrait. On Thursday, August 24, according to RIA Novosti.

Plant inspection, Putin began with dyeing and finishing plants. Then the President showed the shop automotive and aviation leathers, where Putin praised the car UAZ “Patriot” and new seat for Sukhoi Superjet upholstered produced at the plant skin.

Near the stand of the Ministry of industry and trade, one of the entrepreneurs presented the President with a t-shirt with his portrait in sunglasses and promised “at least a hundred of these every day if required.” The head of state took a souvenir, but never unpacked, the Agency said. The photo in his Twitter posted the correspondent of “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Dmitry Smirnov.

Dmitry Smirnov (@dimsmirnov175)
24 August 2017, 10:45

The image of Putin attracts both domestic and foreign entrepreneurs. In Russia with his portraits was launched a collection of t-shirts’, and a collection service “homeland”.

However, the President has a negative attitude to the use of his name and image for commercial purposes, stressed the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. However, he noted that “the fight against such phenomena” is not in the priorities of the Kremlin