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Happy Birthday, Putin! Ways to Celebrate the Russian Leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating his 62nd birthday in the wilderness of Siberia, as Russians create tributes in his honor.

People dressed in the colors of the Russian flag march in Grozny, Russia, on Oct. 7, 2014. Thousands gathered in the Chechen capital to form a 650-yard long Russian flag through the streets.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating his 62nd birthday in the wilderness of Siberia, as supporters from across Russia create tributes in his honor.

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Salesman display sweatshirts with printed portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the GUM department store in Moscow, Russia, on Oct. 6. The Anyavanya brand of Russian designers Anna Yefremova and Ivan Yershov presented the new collection of sweatshirts decorated with Putin prints.

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A happy customer shows off one of the sweatshirt designs available in the Moscow department store, on Oct. 6.

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A visitor takes photos of artwork in "The 12 Feats of Vladimir Putin," art exhibition on Oct. 6, at a design workshop in Moscow.

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A painting on display as part of the one-day art exhibit on Oct. 6.

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A painting depicts Putin carrying the world on his shoulders at "The 12 Feats of Vladimir Putin" exhibit on Oct. 6.

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