On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin during the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi showed his lighter side when he asked a Nigerian student who was awestruck by his presence to pinch him.
The student, Edostrey was in utter disbelief when told the Russian President was right before him.
“I’m so overwhelmed. I can’t believe I’m standing in front of the Russian president,”
Putin responded jovially , “Go ahead and pinch me” to which the awestruck Nigerian obliged causing Vladimir to instead pinch the student’s skin.