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AFP: “Putin compares stomach kiss incident to stroking a cat”

Vladimir Putin was walking through the Kremlin last week, the full posse behind, and happened upon a small boy fully foreign to him. So Vladimir Putin stopped, countenanced the strange boy, lifted his shirt, and kissed his stomach. These several days later, he has finally offered an explanation. Agence France-Presse reports that Putin said: “I wanted to stroke him like a cat and it came out in this gesture. There was nothing behind it.”

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