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  • Adventures of Vladimir Putin vs. Famous Film Scenes

    Russian President Vladimir Putin fishes during a mini-break in the Siberian Tyva region (also referred to as Tuva), Russia. Photos ops of Putin often seem larger than life, as if they were scenes from a Hollywood film. Click through to see what famous films these Putin images recall.
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  • Adventures of Vladimir Putin vs. Famous Film Scenes

    Brad Pitt holds fishes in a scene from the film "A River Runs Through It", in 1992.
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  • Vladimir Putin's Adventures Over the Years

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is pictured with a horse during his vacation outside the town of Kyzyl in Southern Siberia, Aug. 3, 2009.
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  • Vladimir Putin Flies With Rare Siberian Cranes

    Johnny Depp, right, as Tonto, in a scene from "The Lone Ranger."
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  • Vladimir Putin's Adventures Over the Years

    Russian President Vladimir Putin fires a pistol during his visit to the new headquarters of the Russian General Staff's Main Intelligence Department (GRU) in Moscow, Nov. 8, 2006.
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    Clint Eastwood is shown as inspector Harry Callahan of the San Francisco Police Department in the film "Dirty Harry," in 1971.
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    Russian President Vladimir Putin is pictured inside a Tupolev-160 strategic bomber jet at Moscow's Chkalovsky military airport, Aug. 16, 2005.
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  • Vladimir Putin Flies With Rare Siberian Cranes

    Tom Cruise is shown in a promotional still for the 1986 film, "Top Gun."
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  • Vladimir Putin Greeted by His Dog Koni

    Russian President Vladimir Putin flies in a motorized hang glider alongside two Siberian white cranes, not shown, on Russia's Yamal Peninsula Sept. 5, 2012. Putin reportedly took to the skies as part of a program by environmentalists to lead the endangered cranes, which were raised in captivity, on their migration to Asia.
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  • Vladimir Putin Flies With Rare Siberian Cranes

    Kal Penn, left, and John Cho star in "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle."
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  • The Adventures of Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin shows off his judo skills against a Japanese opponent at a judo training center in Tokyo, Sept. 5, 2000.
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    William Zabka, left, and Ralph Macchio, right, are shown in the finale of "The Karate Kid."
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  • Vladimir Putin's Adventures Over the Years

    Russian President Vladimir Putin carries a hunting rifle in the Republic of Tuva, Aug. 15, 2007.
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  • Vladimir Putin Flies With Rare Siberian Cranes

    Arnold Schwarzenegger is shown in a scene from the 1987 film "Predator."
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  • Vladimir Putin's Adventures Over the Years

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, left, assisted by Russian scientist Vyacheslav Razhanov, afixes a GPS-Argos satellite transmitter onto a tiger during his visit to the Ussuriysky forest reserve of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Far East on Aug. 31, 2008. Putin had shot the big cat with a tranquilizer gun after it rushed the crew filming the trip.
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  • The Great Gatsby and Other Movies From Bookshelf to Blockbuster!

    Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" won four Oscars, including Best Director, Best Directing, Best Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score and Best Visual Effects. Based on the novel of the same name by Yann Martel, Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and a fierce Bengal tiger named Richard Parker must rely on each other to survive an epic journey.
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  • Vladimir Putin's Adventures Over the Years

    This image taken from video filmed with a camera fixed on the Mir-2 mini-submersible, shows Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as he looks through a porthole of Mir-2 during a dive into the waters of Lake Baikal, the world's largest freshwater lake, about 2,600 miles east of Moscow, Aug. 1, 2009.
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  • Vladimir Putin Flies With Rare Siberian Cranes

    "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."
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    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, center, gets off a bobsled after riding as a second pilot during a visit to a sports center in Paramonovo, outside Moscow, Russia, Feb. 16, 2012.
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  • Vladimir Putin Flies With Rare Siberian Cranes

    A scene from the 1983 film "Cool Runnings" about a Jamaican bobsled team, is shown.
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  • The Adventures of Vladimir Putin

    German documentary filmmaker Hubert Seipel was recently granted unprecedented access to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for his film "I, Putin." Here, Putin is greeted by his Labrador retriever Koni after a morning swim.
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  • Vladimir Putin Flies With Rare Siberian Cranes

    Chevy Chase and Christie Brinkley are shown in the pool scene from the 1983 film, "National Lampoon's Vacation."
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