A puppet master rehearses with a puppet of Russian Prime Minister ...
Mar 2nd, 2012
(Reuters) - A puppet master rehearses with a puppet of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the Moscow Museum of Erotic Art in Moscow February 29, 2012. In a new puppet show satire of Russia's presidential election, the only competition is in the mind of Vladimir Putin, as he fights the loss of his penis. The Moscow Museum of Erotic Art's show, due to premiere on the eve of the election, lampoons the current prime minister's easy dominance of Russian politics, but also shows the former KGB spy fighting his demons and torn between tyranny and democracy. To match RUSSIA-PUTIN/SATIRE Picture taken February 29, 2012. REUTERS/Anton Golubev (RUSSIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS ELECTIONS SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
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