Weekend View: Russian PM Vladimir Putin Explores Lake Baikal in Mini Submarine

by OldSailor on August 9, 2009

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On August 01, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin dived to the bottom of the world’s deepest lake, Baikal, in the Mir-1 mini-submarine.

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, age 56 is well known for his adventures. When asked by journalists whether he is intending to visit the International Space Station (ISS) as his next adventure, he told that he has more things to do in Earth than in Space.

View a video clip from Al Jazeera: Putin in submarine adventure – 1 Aug 09

Read more and also view another video clip from France 24: Putin takes submarine dive to depths of Lake Baikal

Post in MarineBuzz on this day a year before:

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