65 Putin: work anniversary President
The President of Russia will hold a festive day in the workplace, on 7 October, he’s scheduled operational meeting with permanent members of the security Council in Sochi.
MOSCOW, October 7. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday marks the birthday — he reaches the age of 65 years. The Russian leader will traditionally spend the holiday in a narrow circle.
Schedule and holiday
According to the press-Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, the head of state often celebrates birthday with family and friends, sometimes with colleagues at work.
This time, despite the holiday, Putin in Sochi in the middle of a Saturday is scheduled a work event — a briefing session with permanent members of the security Council of the Russian Federation.
In addition, planned “a whole string of telephone conversations”, in which the President will receive the congratulations, Peskov said.
Anyway, the work should always be for the President, because, as previously noted by his press Secretary, even calls of congratulations from foreign leaders to incorporate discussions on “substantive issues.” Traditionally, according to Peskov, the head of state in this day and receives a huge number of congratulatory messages.
Last year Putin this day has not been public events, a year earlier on the 7th of October out on the ice in the match of the Night hockey League, and in 2014, officially took the day off and flew to celebrate a birthday away from civilization in the Siberian taiga. Several times on that date had major international events with the participation of Putin.
Relatives and friends
Birthday — family party, even if you have to meet him without leaving the operating mode. In the seventh decade of people, as a rule, the head is large, consisting not of a single generation of the family. Putin also became a grandfather: by his own admission, one of his grandchildren is in kindergarten, the second was recently born. No other details — the President does not like to dwell on the lives of loved ones and asks you to be sympathetic to his desire to protect the family from the increased attention from the media and society.
“I don’t want them to grow some princes of the blood, I want them normal people grew up”, — explained his position the head of state during the “Straight line” this year.
Putin said that his daughters live in Moscow, engaged in research and education. He sees them and their husbands; regrets that very rarely play with my grandchildren.
With ex-wife Lyudmila Putin, he said, has good relations, although each has its own life. The President said that very often, but seeing her. “We have a very good relationship,” he said.
Simple family joys Putin is not an alien, he generally says that he considers himself an ordinary man, may his work and has a certain specificity. However, as he told the President, he set aside time in your schedule to read historical books, listen to music, exercise, hang out with friends. “The more you do, the more time”, — stressed the head of state.
As for sports, commitment to a healthy lifestyle from the outset, Putin was isolated on the background of many of his predecessors. And it was not in the policy for a relatively young age — 47 years, when Putin was first elected President.