President Vladimir Putin is one of the presidents of this century who is considered the most respected and most feared. But behind it all Russian Presidents Vladimir Putin has more unique characteristics and facts than previous Russian Presidents. What is that? Here are five facts that are rarely known about Putin. 1. Animal lover As Russia's leader, Putin is often faced with strategic global political issues that often involve the United States and other major countries. However, behind his controversial figure, Putin is an animal lover. He has a Bulgarian shepherd dog named Buffy. The dog's name was chosen in a national contest, which was followed by Russian residents. Putin also has an Akita Inu dog named Yume. In October 2017, Putin met with Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov to improve bilateral relations. On that occasion, Berdymukhammedov brought an Alabai puppy. Putin immediately lifted and carried her. He seemed to smile and give a kiss on the puppy's head. 2. Playing the piano Not only experts in the field of sports but Putin apparently also loves art. Putin often plays his fingers on the piano keys. In 2010, he showed his ability at a charity event in St. Peterburg before singing a song from Fat Domino entitled "Blueberry Hill". Putin's spokesman said the president had to take an English course to learn the lyrics of the song. Last year, a video of Putin playing the piano became popular in Beijing. While waiting for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Putin was recorded sitting in front of the piano while playing the keys in a song by Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi entitled "Evening Song" and "Moscow Windows" by Tikhon Khrennikov. 3. Riding a bear? Putin had driven a Formula 1 car, conducted paragliding, liked martial arts, and carried out all activities that tested men's courage. Then, there was also a photo of Putin riding a bear. Wait a minute. The picture turned out to be not the original photo, but the edits. Putin actually rode a horse in the mountains of the Tyva region, Siberia, while enjoying a vacation in August 2009. Putin's vacation at that time was not spent on a tour enjoying the city, food, and amusement parks. Wearing army pants, he swam in the deepest lake in Siberia, camped, and climbed mountains. 4. Putin is not proficient in English Putin is not proficient in English. In addition to the Russian mother tongue, Putin is better at German than English. Putin often chooses to use German when visiting a country that uses that language. He even uses German for official events. When asked about what language he mastered, Putin always answered simply. "In Russia, I can speak German, and I can only speak a little in English," he said. 5. Putin's black belt Judo is a lover of judo martial arts. His mother disagreed with his decision to start studying Judo at the age of 11. However, Putin got his black belt in Judo in 2001. Not only that, Putin was also ranked 9th in taekwondo in 2013 and black belt in karate in 2014. Putin never stopped practicing martial arts from the age of 13 to 14 years. In September 2006, he became the honorary president of the European Judo Union and, in 2010, received an honorary doctorate in Judo from Yong In University in South Korea. Putin also won the double title at Sambo in St. Petersburg and the Sambo sports master.
Of course, to start a war definitely requires a formidable weapon. But what would happen if there was a US soldier who did not want to kill, even to hold a weapon he was reluctant. Well, the heroic story of the heroism of a United States soldier was appointed to the big screen directed by actor and director, namely Mel Gibson. Hacksaw Ridge is a film with the Biography genre based on the true story of a United States medical soldier named Demons T. Doss. The heroic action saved 75 soldiers without using any weapons. This earned him the "Medal of Honor". With the direction of director Mel Gibson, the film Hacksaw Ridge will be played by several famous actors such as Andrew Garfield, Vince Caughn, Sam Worthington, and beautiful actress Teresa Palmer. The story of Hacksaw Ridge takes the setting of World War II precisely to occur in Okinawa, which at that time was also called the bloody War of the Battle of Okinawa. In the early part of the film Hacksaw Ridge, you will be taken and shown clearly how the Tragedy of World War II, or the so-called bloody War of the Battle of Okinawa which is full of violence and various shootouts, cannon sounds that bombed the pendulum during the war. The time setting of the film itself starts from 12 years before World War II began. At that time, there was a man named Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who was a boy who was so tough and had a harmonious family. At that time, every man must be drafted. Unfortunately, Doss himself was a war opponent who refused to take up arms until the murder. Nevertheless, he still could not refuse the military conscription that had been determined. This is certainly not very beneficial for Doss if he must be in the area of warfare with his opposing soul. But in him, Doss spoke, "I could not remain silent when they all fought for me" until finally, he decided to become a United States soldier who would have to go down to war. Although Doss had enlisted as a United States Army soldier, he still had no desire to carry a weapon at all because the purpose of Desmond T. Doss joining is actually not to kill the enemy but to save lives when they are dying. As a result of this desire, Doss must be marginalized several times by other soldiers who do not like what is believed by Desmond T. Doss. Until finally, Doss was tried by several leaders due to his determination. But good fortune actually approached him, where he actually got a decree giving him permission to really fight and be in the front row on the battlefield without carrying a single weapon. Well, this is where the heroic action of this little American medical army begins! "Desmon T. Doss, you are free to join the front row of the battle without even a weapon." This Hacksaw Ridge film is a series of films by Mel Gibson. This film Hacksaw Ridger will take you to a situation where you are like in a terrible battle. There you will see how violence in a real war is like, about how extraordinary mental and courage to dare to plunge into the battlefield.