VLADIMIR PUTIN GIVES HIS BLANCPAIN WATCH TO METALWORKER
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin handed over his Blancpain Léman Aqua Lung Grande Date watch to a Russian factory worker. After Vladimir Putin delivered a speech on the economy in the town, Viktor Zagaevsky, a metalworker at the arms factory of Tula, asked the Prime Minister to present him with something he would keep as a memory about the meeting. Mr Putin seemed stunned by the unexpected request and gestured he actually had nothing to give. Yet he asked the metalworker what he wanted. The answer was, “Maybe your watch.” Following a short pause, the Prime Minister handed his watch over.