Observers, perhaps stretching their imaginations, are seeing an uncanny resemblance between Russian President Vladimir Putin and a dog spotted in Kiev, Ukraine, according to the Moscow Times.
Citing the Russian-language news site that first reported it, obozrevatel.com, the Moscow Times wrote a man in Ukraine found and photographed the dog, which also has white markings on its chest that vaguely resemble a tie. This pup is ready for its first diplomatic meeting.
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The newspaper suspected the dog was a Staffordshire terrier and German shepherd mix, but its stern expression was the point that drew presidential comparisons.
Two weeks ago, Putin made headlines for his strange decision to draw a cat's bottom on a classroom whiteboard during a visit to a Siberian school.