Semperopernball 2009 in Dresden, Germany where Wladimir Putin arrived. Art avtivists promoting Putin in the crowd.
As you may know the ‘Semperopernball” happened at the 16th of januar 2009 in Dresdens famous “Semperoper”. The prices for a card went up to 44000 euros a table, so it was hardly suprising that only the higher class could participate in this event.
While everyone was freezing outside the building, the so called elite was having a nice party. Wladimir Putin was the guest of honour this evening and he should get a medal for his “great” cultural work in russia and germany.
The laudatory speech ended up in an embarrassing listing of what he does for the “great” relationship between germany and russia, the main reasons the moderator gave were the following: “Your daugther was born in Dresden” and ” Your german is really good”… nothing about wars, his engagement against the us terrorism or even the pieces of art he finally gave back to germany after World War 2.
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«The Christmas Alphabet» is a charity auction that was held in St. Petersburg. Devoted to 200 anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol. Every day many famous people of St. Petersburg Fair drew illustrations for the Russian alphabet letters for the story called «The Night Before Christmas». There were created 28 paintings, which were put up for sale on Saturday.
The most expensive lot at the auction was the picture of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called «Pattern for rimy box», which was sold for 37 million rubles (more than $1,200,000 !).