Putin celebrates his birthday as president for 16th time


October 7, Fineko/abc.az. Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating his 68th birthday.

ABC.AZ reports that Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told about how Putin is going to spend this day.

He noted that the first half of the day the head of state will devote to domestic issues and international phone conversations.

"As for the second half of the day, the Russian leader will meet with friends and relatives as traditionally," Peskov said.

It should be noted that Vladimir Putin marks his 16th birthday on the post of the president of Russia.