Russian President Vladimir Putin sees the benefits of orgies... but draws the line at performing in public

  • Macho politician claims group sex is better because 'you can skive off'
  • Was drawn during discussion about members of jailed punks Pussy Riot
  • Insists Russians can do what they like if it 'doesn't break the law'
  • Cocky claims come in first interview with state TV since inauguration

By Daily Mail Reporter

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Group sex is a common fantasy for men across the world - albeit one most professional men would not mention at work.

But Russian President Vladimir Putin has now openly added his voice to the list of enthusiasts in a discussion with Russian TV.

The macho politician - who relishes being pictured with his top off in the wilderness - made the remarks in his first interview since his inauguration in May.

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Was drawn during discussion about members of jailed punks Pussy Riot

Horse riding Russian President Vladimir Putin thinks group sex is good because others can do the work

The self-styled hunter and gatherer claims people can do what they like if they don't break the law

The self-styled hunter and gatherer claimed people can do what they like if they don't break the law

The self-styled hunter and gatherer claims people can do what they like if they don't break the law

Swimming with the fishes: The Russian leader would not be drawn on the jailing of punks Pussy Riot


The 59-year-old told the Kremlin-controlled, English-language RT television channel:

'Some fans of group sex say it is better than one-on-one because, as with any collective work, you can skive off.'

 

The comments came after the Russian leader had talked about an orgy staged in Moscow's state biology museum in 2008. That involved 22-year-old Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the three feminist members of Pussy Riot.

They were jailed for two years for hooliganism last month after a politically charged trial.

He declined to comment on the sentence.

Born to ride: Some commentators will say Putin is losing touch while others will claim he is a confident leader

Born to ride: Some commentators will say Putin is losing touch while others will claim he is a confident leader

Followed by birds: Putin made headlines showing cranes the way to their southern migration grounds

Followed by birds: Putin made headlines showing cranes the way to their southern migration grounds

Two's company: The leader enjoys a one-on-one with a crane before taking it home

Two's company: The leader enjoys a one-on-one with a crane before taking it home


But he was happy to talk about the orgy. That was organised by the Voina (war) art collective.

At the time Pussy Riot claimed the orgy was a protest at the appointment of Dmitry Medvedev as Putin's one-term successor in the Kremlin.

'They performed group sex in a public place,' said the president.

'It was, as they say, their affair. People have the right to do what they like as long as it doesn't break the law,' Putin said.

'But (by doing it) in public, then the authorities should have paid attention to that.'

Some commentators will claim Putin is losing touch. Others will see a confident leader following the street protests that surrounded his election for a third term in spring.

Bear-ing all: Putin helps Polar bear in another of the stunts he is notorious for

Bear-ing all: Putin helps Polar bear in another of the stunts he is notorious for


On Wednesday, he made headlines after flying a motorised hang-glider to train captive-bred Siberian cranes to travel from the Arctic to their southern migration grounds.

Footage of the flight shows Putin looking impassive as he swoops through the air in bug-eyed black goggles.

The young cranes can be seen flapping behind his glider.

These tricks have prompted ridicule among liberals.

But they play well with Russians who like the president's alpha-male image.

In the past he has extinguished a forest fire with a water bomb from a plane, hugged a polar bear and dived to the bottom of Russia's Lake Baikal in a mini-submarine.


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I think reporters, being from different culture, missunderstood what he was saying. There is very old and well known joke about one man who said he preffers group sex because he can skive off.

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A lot of people dislike Putin because he stands in the way of things that THEY want to do....THAT'S HIS JOB!

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Russian Girl is correct. "Shive" is not a cpmpliment here. Mr. Putin is calling her a lazy lay at best. LOL

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You guys really did not get what he said. He joked about one of the members of the group, who participated in a very public group sex action a few years ago in yet another desperate attempt to get her some publicity. His saying was very sarcastic, and it meant the following: when the ho participates in a group sex, it's because she's not good enough even to be screwed in one- one- one fashion. His joke was all about that stupid girl "slacking off" in a group of people, so nobody could see her poor performance! In Russia, the emphasis is on women , and public behavior to us means much more than many of you can possibly comprehend. He is not defending group sex, you fools.

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Putin was put back into power by the vast majority of the Russian people because that's how democracy works. Russia has changed it's political system from communism to capitalism without bloodshed...No small feat..!

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With all the misery in the world, it's nice to know that we only have to take a look at VP's ridiculous, cartoon style antics to make us laugh!!!!

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No wonder he is best friend with Berlusconi...

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Can we have him here?

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TMI

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Total Recall

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