Putin Gets Personal - Explains Why He Never Takes His Cross Off

Seeing the reserved Russian president explain is really an experience in itself

This article from our archives was first published on RI in June 2019

It's always so shocking to see Russian President Vladimir Putin talk about personal things, since he almost never does.

So seeing him explain why he started wearing a cross--and why he never takes it off anymore is really an experience in itself. 

Watch the Russian president talk about the miracle that convinced him to wear his cross.  

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