Vladimir Putin hunts topless, cuddles kitten in 2018 calendar

Vladimir Putin hunts topless, cuddles kitten in 2018 calendar
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Vladimir Putin's 2018 calendar has been released and it's packed with photos of him doing all the manly stuff he likes to associate himself with.

The Russian president hunts topless with a scoped, bolt action rifle in one photo and rides a Harley Davidson motorbike in another.

Mr Putin also does judo, catches a fish, hugs a kitten and wears an ice hockey uniform in the calendar, which is available on eBay.

Russia releases official Vladimir Putin 2018 calendar showing him hugging leopards, riding Harleys and beating judo champs.
Photo credit: eBay

There are reportedly only around 6000 copies of the calendar coming out, with versions released in English, Spanish and Italian, as well as Russian.

On eBay.com, the calendar costs US$12.89 (NZ$18.74).

You Can Buy An Action-Packed Vladimir Putin Calendar For 2018.
Photo credit: eBay

Mr Putin has been thrust into the international spotlight in recent months over allegations he ordered meddling in the 2016 US election and helped Donald Trump win.

While he has a passionate fan base that enjoys photos of his manly activities, Mr Putin's long history of reported human rights abuses and alleged assassinations have made him a villain to many.

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