Russia: Putin and the bikers

LJ user drugoi posts pictures and comments [RUS] on Russian Premier's Putin visit to a massive MC-rally in Sevastopol.


  • Not in Sevastopol. That would be in Ukraine. The bikers were in Moscow, about to leave for Sevastopol. The interesting thing is that the meeting with the motorbike club got more attention in Russian television than Medvedev’s second meeting with Obama the same day.

  • Dear Kalle,

    Of course! I stand corrected. Thank you for pointing out the obvious to me, viz. that the MC-rally was held in Russian Moscow and not in Ukrainian Sevastopol, as bikers were about to set out for the city in question to celebrate the anniversary of its liberation from Nazi rule during World War II. I guess I was somewhat distraught by drugoi’s great pictures to reflect on the very simple facts of geography.



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