Russian President Vladimir Putin wished one of the volunteers helping in the fight against the pandemic coronavirus, catch 20-pound pike.
During online meetings with volunteers, one participant presented the President with your photo project "On the frontline", which tells about the life and dreams of the medics and volunteers fighting the virus. According to him, one of the heroes of this project volunteer Alexander’s dream to catch a 10-pound pike, when will the pandemic, and you can go fishing.
"Let catches for 20 kg, can 20 kg and more", – Putin responded.
In response, the photographer expressed the hope that all the dreams of the heroes of his project come true.
Putin is known for his love of fishing. So, in July 2013, he spent the weekend in Tuva and Khakassia on lake Tokpak-Khol’, where caught a pike weighing more than 21 kg. As told the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, then caught fish made burgers. Putin himself explained the size of the pike remoteness of the fishing locations from civilization.
In the summer of 2017, the President had a short vacation in southern Siberia. According to Peskov, the head of state has visited remote the forest, go fishing in the cascade mountain lakes, and during spearfishing "chasing one fish two hours".