The Russian President takes part in the traditional friendly hockey match of the “Night League” in red square.
According to Vesti, the game takes place on the GUM-skating rink.
In addition to the President of the Russian Federation, in the match involved the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, as well as renowned veterans of the Soviet and Russian hockey Alexei Kasatonov, Vyacheslav Fetisov and Pavel Bure. That is the Storm, as it became known, already in the first minutes gave the pass, after which the President of Russia scored a goal in gate of the rival.
Putin plays hockey for several years. According to his press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, the Russian President exercises usually take place late in the evening, often after midnight, at the end of the day. In the game Night hockey League Putin traditionally participates in the form of the number eleven.
Earlier, Merkel and Putin discussed Ukraine and Syria.