Vladimir Putin, the world’s reigning king of ostentatious outdoor stunts, is at it again. In his latest shenanigans, the Russian president caught a big — no seriously, really, really big — fish during a trip to Siberia. Of course, the Internet responded swiftly with a sea of snark. Many people questioned whether or not this was just another staged publicity stunt – in other words: perhaps the fish was just conveniently planted alongside Putin’s boat, ready to be snatched up. Either way, watch Putin scooping up the pike — which the Kremlin said weighed 46 pounds — in the above video.
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