WorldViews: Why is Vladimir Putin’s coat draped on China’s first lady?

By William Wan, November 11, 2014

BEIJING--In the race for manliest world leader, Vladmir Putin has been leaving all others in the dust for years.

Already famous for his iron-pumping, horse-riding, tiger-hunting ways and his affinity for being photographed sans shirt with buff pectorals pecs prominently glistening, the Russian president proved at a world summit Monday night that his irrepressible masculinity also has a suave side.

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