Putin explains tears during speech: it was windy
5.03.12 12:05 By News dept
Many TV viewers thought Purin cried because he was too emotional Photo: Reuters
Vladimir Putin explained why he cried during the rally of his supporters on Monday evening. He said that tears were caused by the wind.
"It was windy, the tears were real, but they were caused by the wind," Putin said during a live conversation with his supporters in his main office.
Vladimir Putin, who, according to preliminary election results, has won with more than 60%, came to the rally in Moscow late in the evening and addressed the several hundred thousand member audience.
Putin's speech was shown on state-run TV channels close-up. Many viewers thought he was too emotional and moved to tears after winning the vote.
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