Painter Alexander Akopov is now known for creating a series of paintings depicting president Putin and head of government Medvedev in quality together-time, as a tandem.
The word tandem has become characteristic of the political duo. In fact, it has become so characteristic, only parajumpers and cyclist would ever use it in any other meaning than this:
Need more Putin? Just check out these other paintings of Russia’s most presidential action hero:
If you’ve been on the Russian internets, you’ve got to have seen this next one. Putin Saves Russia, by V. Mamatkazin, now displayed in United Russia’s headquarters, to the awe and admiration of every living thing in the Universe.
Oh God, there’s more. No. No! STAHP!