Eau de Putin? New perfume lets you smell like the Russian leader

The "Leaders Number One" scent was created by Belarussian-born perfumer Vladislav Rekunov. (Reuters)

A perfume, whose creator says was inspired by Russian President Vladimir Putin, has gone on sale in Moscow.

The "Leaders Number One" scent, created by Belarussian-born perfumer Vladislav Rekunov, is sold in a black bottle featuring Putin's profile at Moscow's luxury GUM department store as well as online for 6,500 rubles, or $95.

Recently, some of Putin's saltiest one liners were turned into a book by his supporters who have sent a batch to the Kremlin touting it as the ideal holiday gift for patriotic Russian officials.

The tome, entitled "The Words that are changing the World," is the latest expression of admiration from fans who cast the president as the savior of modern Russia and will join an array of Putin-themed merchandise from perfume to vodka.

"We had begun to notice that everything which Putin says comes to pass to one degree or another," Anton Volodin, author of the 400-page book, which was published by a pro-Kremlin group called Network, said in a statement.

"In this book we traced his words and confirmed that idea."
 

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 17, 2015. (Reuters)

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 17, 2015. (Reuters)

 

 

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