The 2017 Vladimir Putin calendar is out, and it's weirdly wonderful

Could this be the perfect gift ... for the person you hate.
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Could this be the perfect gift ... for the person you hate.

Looking for the the perfect Secret Santa gift?

Look no further. The Russian President's 2017 calendar is out, and it's weirdly wonderful.

The calendar, which is on sale in Russia for 95 cents, features carefully-crafted photographs of Vladimir Pun -  in a wetsuit, riding a horse (wearing a jacket this time), relaxing in a tree after a hike, and cuddling up to kittens. 

BBC correspondent Steve Rosenberg was lucky enough to get his hands on one of these gems, and posted a short video to Twitter showing us all the best bits. 

The calendar was put out by magazine Zvezdi I Soveti (which means Stars and Advice) and each photo is paired with a quote from the Russian leader extolling certain virtues, like his love for kittens. 

All 200,000 copies of last year's edition of the Putin calendar sold pretty quickly, according to CNN

So, be in quick, you might miss out. 

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