But the believability of the story illustrates how cartoonish Putin's become.
It would be in no way out of character that the leopard-petting, often shirtless president would get to see his girlfriend perform this Olympic honor.
At the 2016 World Championships, held in February in Igls, Austria, Zaitsev was a member of the eighth-place Russian team in the four-man event.
Mustafina, who competed in Rio despite a back injury, indicated after the Olympics she planned to take some time off and rest before considering a return for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
During October 2004 Alina announced her retirement from the sport.
The pair have reportedly been dating since the fall of 2015.Presenting some of the most Attractive Traditional Life values Russian Brides.World and Olympic champion Aliya Mustafina has married bobsledder Alexei Zaitsev, becoming the third member of Russia's gymnastics team to tie the knot since the Olympic Games in Rio.Zaitsev also turned 22 on September 17, two weeks before Mustafina.Zaitsev is a hopeful for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and has been competing internationally in both the two-man and four-man events.She even has a move named after her, "the Kabaeva," where you rest your chest on the floor and bring your legs all the way up. The rumor circulating around the corridors of power — from Washington, D. My daughters speak three European languages fluently.Putin announced his divorce from his wife Lyudmila in 2013, which was a long time coming.In 2008, newspaper reports surfaced that Putin was going to leave Lyudmila to marry Kabaeva.She officially retired in 2007 after the Russian team won gold at the World Championships one last time.Her strength is in her extreme flexibility, even for very flexible rhythmic gymnasts.