Disclosed history of photography guard Putin with a machine gun in one hand


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The acting Governor of the Astrakhan region Igor Babushkin told “Komsomolskaya Pravda” on the photo, which he, at the time a soldier is pictured with Vladimir Putin. The picture was taken in 1999 in Dagestan, it is grandma’s one hand holds hanging from the shoulder machine gun, and then Prime Minister Putin talking with the Chairman of the state Council of Dagestan Magomedali Magomedov.

“A good picture. She’s so alive, there’s no posing,” — says grandma.

According to him, the picture refers to the events of August 1999, when Prime Minister Putin arrived in the village of Botlikh Botlikh district of Dagestan. With the invasion of militants in the area began the second Chechen campaign.

Grandma said that he arrived there in the advance team. He added that this frame was very dear to him, and promised to hang this picture in my office.

Igor Babushkin became acting Governor of the Astrakhan region in June this year, before that for nine months he was Deputy presidential envoy to the North Caucasus Federal district. The Embassy has moved from the Federal Agency for state property management, where he worked from January 2013. His military career lasted from 1992 to 2012 he served in the Armed forces and departments of the FSB. Has the rank of Colonel, awarded the Order of Courage.

In recent years, in Russia leaders of several regions were assigned to the former employees of protection of Vladimir Putin. It came from the Federal security service Alexei Dyumin (now the Governor of the Tula region), Dmitri Mironov (the head of the Yaroslavl region), Eugene Zimichev (was acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region, now — the head EMERCOM of Russia) and Sergey Morozov, who led the Astrakhan region until the appointment of a grandma.

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