Tributes and protests as President Vladimir Putin turns 60
7 October 2012 Last updated at 18:40 BST
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.