Now he has topped it all by flying a motorised hang glider - while dressed as a bird - in a bid to lead a rare breed of Siberian cranes on their migration. If this were a plot in The Thick of It we would all say Armando Iannucci had gone too far. David Cameron has been ridiculed for a photo op with huskies, at least he didn't dress up as one.
I don't know what Putin's communications team are on but it isn't vodka:
Putin dressed as a bird (that'll fox 'em)
Putin dressed as a white bird looking at a brown bird...
No head of state's media team can ever hope to exceed the creativeness of these photo opportunities. Or would ever want to.