Tributes and protests as President Vladimir Putin turns 60


Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating his 60th birthday, as pro-Kremlin youth activists stage re-enactments of his most famous stunts.

Anti-Putin protesters also took to Red Square to portray him as a pensioner fit for retirement.

The president is reported to be spending the day with family and friends.

Mike Wooldridge reports.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.