He was used to shooting those above him.
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... at the ceiling!. I never have had much appreciation for this guy and now I know I've been right all along. What a dweeb.
Might be different rules taught by the KGB.
Dweeb? I wouldn't use that to describe him. Given a choice between him and the American CIC in almost any situation - playing poker, drinking, camping, boating, or just in casual conversation, I'd choose Putin in a heartbeat. The other guy wouldn't even know which end of the gun to pick up.
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What's up with the guys in the background wearing ski masks? Robbing a bank or don't want to be seen with Putin?
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If this was at a KGB, (sorry FSB or SVR: in today's friendly bear) range, (and since Putin was KGB, I would assume this is where he went to get the photo op) then like most covert agencies, they would not want the photos of any of their guys released to the media...
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Pointed at the ceiling AND his finger on the trigger...
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I have not thought of wearing my hearing protection in that manner. Guess he doesn't want to mess his hair.
He also has a unique way of wearing ear muffs.
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Every hair perfect.... Quite the chinstrap on those muffs, Vlad...
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The recoil from the mighty Russian ammunition (not available to puny Westerners) sent the muzzle of the pistol flying skyward and knocked the prime minister's hearing protection askew, but Putin never flinched. -from a story in an unnamed Russian newspaper.
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I think all politicians should adopt that style of hearing protection 24/7. Deaf and dumb is a good thing for them. They cant hear, and they have to keep their mouths shut...seems like a win to me.
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