Russian President Vladimir Putin, the world’s highest paid politician and Forbes Magazine’s most powerful figure, is equally famous for his lifestyle, sense of humor and harsh statements against the US and it’s bloc.
This time Putin is not getting more media hype just because of his anti-American statements but because of his nuptial ties with interestingly beautiful Olympian and media manager cum politician.
Putin has secretly got hitched to his long-time girl friend Alina Kabayeva. The Moscow Daily states that Putin was seen wearing a new wedding ring this week. The politician is learnt to have got married in a ceremony at the presence of few close friends and family members.
However, Putin’s representative has not offered any public comment so far about the media reports.
According to media report Putin was seen shopping with his new girlfriend for engagement last week with Alina Kabayeva–a former Olympic gymnastics champion.
The 62-year-old Putin was seen closely eyeing some valuable flashy in jewelry stores.
the Russian Sun-Times states that the people claiming to be close to Putin and Alina were convinced that an engagement is likely in the offing.
It is said that Putin was madly in love with her and the relationship was at the ‘boiling point’.
Alina Kabayeva was long rumored to be Putin’s girl friend and also served as an MP for six years. She won the medal in 2004 Olympics for rhythmic gymnastic and was also a national flag-bearer in opening ceremony of Sochi Olympics last year.
Putin who divorced his wife Lyudmila in 2008 was expected to marry Kabayeva. But, earlier Putin had flatly rejected this and criticized the journalists prying into his private affairs “with their snotty noses and erotic fantasies”.
Some months ago, after Putin’s divorce with Lyudmila, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov claimed that there was no other woman in Putin’s life.
Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin has been dubbed as the world’s sexiest politician alive by Glamour Magazine in its January 2015 edition.