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A winged-bear? Yep, this statue of Putin is the WEIRDEST thing you'll see this year01:31

A winged-bear? Yep, this statue of Putin is the WEIRDEST thing you'll see this year

Russian Federation, Astrakhan
November 17, 2017 at 19:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

Artist Viktor Kropachev showed off his most recent creation: an iron forged sculpture depicting the body of a winged bear with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s head, near his house in the Russian city of Astrakhan.

The piece, called “Mind, Strength and Soul", was not accepted by any exhibition centre, so Kropachev would like to send it as a gift to the Russian President himself.

Kropachev explained, “The body of the bear symbolises Russia. The bear is usually hard to stop. It is difficult to rule such people.”

After he came up with the idea in 2011, Kropachev managed to finish the statue this year after two months of hard work.

El artista Viktor Kropachev, mostró su creación más reciente: una escultura de hierro forjado que representa al presidente ruso Vladimir Putin, con cuerpo de oso y alas.

La pieza, titulada "Mente, fuerza y espíritu", no fue aceptada por ningún centro de exposiciones, por lo que Kropachev desea enviarla como regalo al propio presidente ruso.

Kropachev explicó: "El cuerpo del oso simboliza a Rusia. El oso suele ser difícil de detener. Es difícil gobernar a esas personas".

Kropachev tuvo la idea de construir la estatua en 2011, y este año, tras dos meses de duro trabajo, logró terminarla.

A winged-bear? Yep, this statue of Putin is the WEIRDEST thing you'll see this year01:31
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Artist Viktor Kropachev showed off his most recent creation: an iron forged sculpture depicting the body of a winged bear with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s head, near his house in the Russian city of Astrakhan.

The piece, called “Mind, Strength and Soul", was not accepted by any exhibition centre, so Kropachev would like to send it as a gift to the Russian President himself.

Kropachev explained, “The body of the bear symbolises Russia. The bear is usually hard to stop. It is difficult to rule such people.”

After he came up with the idea in 2011, Kropachev managed to finish the statue this year after two months of hard work.

El artista Viktor Kropachev, mostró su creación más reciente: una escultura de hierro forjado que representa al presidente ruso Vladimir Putin, con cuerpo de oso y alas.

La pieza, titulada "Mente, fuerza y espíritu", no fue aceptada por ningún centro de exposiciones, por lo que Kropachev desea enviarla como regalo al propio presidente ruso.

Kropachev explicó: "El cuerpo del oso simboliza a Rusia. El oso suele ser difícil de detener. Es difícil gobernar a esas personas".

Kropachev tuvo la idea de construir la estatua en 2011, y este año, tras dos meses de duro trabajo, logró terminarla.

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