A ‘Putin Universe’: The many faces of Russia’s president

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A man passes by a poster with an artwork showing Russian President Vladimir Putin as Spanish artist Salvador Dali during the Putin Universe exhibition in Moscow. Putin celebrated his 63rd birthday on Wednesday. (AP Photo)

A man passes by a poster with an artwork showing Russian President Vladimir Putin as Spanish artist Salvador Dali during the Putin Universe exhibition in Moscow. Putin celebrated his 63rd birthday on Wednesday. (AP Photo)

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An artwork showing Russian President Vladimir Putin as Argentine revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara is displayed at the "Putin Universe" exhibition in Moscow. (AP Photo)

An artwork showing Russian President Vladimir Putin as Argentine revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara is displayed at the "Putin Universe" exhibition in Moscow. (AP Photo)

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A man takes a picture of an artwork depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin as boxing legend Muhammad Ali during the "Putin Universe" exhibition in Moscow. (AP Photo)

A man takes a picture of an artwork depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin as boxing legend Muhammad Ali during the "Putin Universe" exhibition in Moscow. (AP Photo)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin as comic book hero The Hulk in the “Putin Universe” exhibition in Moscow. (Youtube Grab)

Russian President Vladimir Putin as comic book hero The Hulk in the “Putin Universe” exhibition in Moscow. (Youtube Grab)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin as comic book hero Batman in the “Putin Universe” exhibition in Moscow. (Youtube Grab)

Russian President Vladimir Putin as comic book hero Batman in the “Putin Universe” exhibition in Moscow. (Youtube Grab)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin as the Buddha in the “Putin Universe” exhibition in Moscow. (Youtube Grab)

Russian President Vladimir Putin as the Buddha in the “Putin Universe” exhibition in Moscow. (Youtube Grab)

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A woman takes a picture of an artwork depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin as King Arthur during the "Putin Universe" exhibition in Moscow. (AP Photo)

A woman takes a picture of an artwork depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin as King Arthur during the "Putin Universe" exhibition in Moscow. (AP Photo)

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