Our favorite photos of Vladimir Putin cuddling adorable soft fuzzy animals

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The authoritarian leader of Russia sure knows how to look good cuddling adorable soft fuzzy animals. Here is proof.


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Putin shakes hands with a walrus during his visit to the Primorsky Aquarium, September 1, 2013.  [Reuters]


Putin shakes hands with a walrus during his visit to the Primorsky Aquarium, September 1, 2013. [Reuters]

Vladimir Putin takes part in an expedition to Ubsunur Hollow Biosphere Preserve [Reuters]


Vladimir Putin takes part in an expedition to Ubsunur Hollow Biosphere Preserve [Reuters]

Putin visits an agricultural exhibition at Russia's Exhibition Centre in Moscow October 11, 2008.  [Reuters]


Putin visits an agricultural exhibition at Russia's Exhibition Centre in Moscow October 11, 2008. [Reuters]

Putin hugs a Bulgarian shepherd dog, after receiving it as a present from Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boiko Borisov (not seen) in Sofia, November 13, 2010. [Reuters]


Putin hugs a Bulgarian shepherd dog, after receiving it as a present from Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boiko Borisov (not seen) in Sofia, November 13, 2010. [Reuters]

Putin holds a cat while inspecting reconstruction of houses for people who suffered from wildfires in the village of Krasnopolye at the Siberian Khakasiya region, Russia, September 4, 2015. [Reuters]


Putin holds a cat while inspecting reconstruction of houses for people who suffered from wildfires in the village of Krasnopolye at the Siberian Khakasiya region, Russia, September 4, 2015. [Reuters]

Putin lies on the snow during a walk with dogs in Moscow Region, March 24, 2013. [Reuters]


Putin lies on the snow during a walk with dogs in Moscow Region, March 24, 2013. [Reuters]

 Putin feeds a young elk at the national park 'Losiny Ostrov' (Elk Island) in northeast Moscow, June 5, 2010.  [Reuters]


Putin feeds a young elk at the national park 'Losiny Ostrov' (Elk Island) in northeast Moscow, June 5, 2010. [Reuters]