Putin plays hockey at Red Square on Christmas

Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinCyberCom mulls aggressive tactics if Russia interferes in next election: report Putin plays hockey at Red Square on Christmas Putin: Russia now leading world in hypersonic weapons MORE played hockey at the Red Square on Christmas, according to videos posted on social media. 

Putin, 67, played alongside the country’s defense minister, Sergey Shoigu, and against Andrei Vorobyov, the governor of the Moscow region, according to Bloomberg reporter Scott Rose. 

Putin is playing hockey on Red Square. Merry Christmas pic.twitter.com/hnfXjbx8S3

— Scott Rose (@rprose) December 25, 2019

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Putin’s team includes Defense Minister Shoigu plus Russian hockey stars of years past: Pavel Bure, Valeri Kamensky, Sergei Fedorov & Alexei Kasatonov.

Opposing team has Moscow region governor Vorobyov, ex-bodyguard Dyumin, billionaires Timchenko, Potaninhttps://t.co/YLIHp2YLe6 pic.twitter.com/FnvfuIlbe2

— Scott Rose (@rprose) December 25, 2019

Putin is playing hockey on Red Square. My old beat intersects with my current one. https://t.co/ChB59lIlDW

— Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) December 25, 2019

Putin made headlines earlier this year after he fell while waving to fans during an exhibition game. He also scored eight goals in that game.

According to The Independent, the Russian leader regularly plays hockey the week before Orthodox Christmas, which falls in January. 

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