'Superputin' exhibition opens in Russia

A painting of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the "Superputin" exhibition at UMAM museum in Moscow. From a musclebound Superman and ice hockey player to jet pilot, Mr Putin plays various heroic roles in the exhibition that opened last week as he
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A painting of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the "Superputin" exhibition at UMAM museum in Moscow. From a musclebound Superman and ice hockey player to jet pilot, Mr Putin plays various heroic roles in the exhibition that opened last week as he began his campaign for a fourth Kremlin term. "Each painting depicts a quality or a value of the President," said Putin activist Yulia Dyuzheva, 22, one of the exhibition organisers.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 10, 2017, with the headline ''Superputin' exhibition opens in Russia'. Print Edition | Subscribe