Vladimir Putin, denounced for riding a motorcycle without a helmet

Russian leader Vladimir Putin participated in a meeting of the group of Wolves, Night ’biker group this past Saturday in the annexed region of Crimea.

It is the second time that the Russian president participates in this biker meeting. The annexation of Crimea in 2014 by Russia was highly criticized in the international community and motivated a series of sanctions to the gigantic country. As if to demonstrate that neither the criticisms nor the sanctions affected him in the least, Putin, known for his love of motorcycles, attended the Crimean Rally, the meeting organized by the ‘Wolves of the Night’, club chaired by a rather dark character named Alexandr Zaldostanov, nicknamed ‘the surgeon ‘, who said “be ready to wield a machine gun.” If in 2015 Putin joined the group riding a trike, now he has done it on a Russian Ural with a sidecar, accompanied by two members of the Crimean government …

All of them without a helmet , something obligatory in Russia. Putin also did not wear the helmet in 2015.Putin denouncedMonday, a Russian lawyer asked the Sevastopol traffic police to fine Putin with $ 15 for the infraction. While the amount is low, the complaint has undoubtedly been made to get the attention of the public.The regional legislator Oleg Khomutinnikov sent a similar complaint to the Office of the Prosecutor General of Russia that same day. “Putin is breaking the law again … I think it is becoming a bad habit,” Khomutinnikov wrote on Facebook, referring to the fact that in 2015 the top Russian president did not wear the helmet either. “So what if the infractions are minor? Does that make them ‘no infractions’? ”Asks the legislator. Although the reasons for the double complaint are surely more political than social, we must recognize that both complainants have many guts…