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Posted at 2:05 PM ET, 11/24/2010

Quoted: Vladimir Putin on Leo DiCaprio, a total 'nastoyachshi muzhik'

By The Reliable Source

Meeting of the minds, St. Petersburg (Ria Novosti/Reuters)



"Here, in Russia, we call such a person a 'real man.' "



-- Vladi­mir Putin heralding Leonardo DiCaprio as a nastoyachshi muzhik for daring to fly on to the Tiger Summit in St. Petersburg this week after his first flight got turned back to NYC when an engine blew out and his second, on a private jet, had to land in Finland because of heavy winds. The actor contributed $1 million to the cause of saving the big cats.

By The Reliable Source  | November 24, 2010; 2:05 PM ET
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A quibble, but it should be spelled "nastoyashchi"

Posted by: GWGOLDB | November 25, 2010 2:54 PM | Report abuse

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