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Putin comments on Russia's Olympic bid

  • Published on Jul 20, 2015 veröffentlicht
  • (6 Jul 2005) SHOTLIST
    1. Wide shot voting point in the Moscow centre
    2. Close up Moscow bid sign
    3. Close up person pressing button to vote for Moscow bid
    4. Close up counter of votes
    5. Mid shot women voting
    6. Wide shot the Kremlin
    7. SOUNDBITE (English ) Vladimir Putin, Russian President:
    "Being one of the major centres of the vast continent, spanning both Europe and Asia, Moscow is the meeting place of cultures. It integrates diversity, selecting it as the host city of the 2012 summer Olympic games would give many people and peoples living here more confidence by underscoring the value of their aspirations to live and develop in the framework of the highest standards of present-day civilisation."
    8. Various of men constructing stage in the Red Square for IOC announcement
    9. Wide shot Red Square
    In what's believed to be the first ever speech in English by a leader of the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that selecting Moscow as host city for the 2012 Olympics would give its people a welcome boost.
    Speaking in a televised address to be broadcast to IOC delegates in Singapore on Wednesday as part of Moscow's official presentation, Putin said Russia's position straddling Europe and Asia made the city a "meeting place of cultures".
    Moscow is preparing for the International Olympic Committee announcement on July 6 with bid banners, posters and the construction of a stage at Red Square to hear the vote results.
    The Russian capital is widely seen as an outsider in the race to stage the Games, however the members of Moscow delegation and citizens are upbeat about their city's chances to win.
    Bid officials believe the idea of holding all the events within Moscow's city limits is a potential winning ticket.
    Moscow, unable to rely on a David Beckham or Muhammad Ali, is hoping the merits of its presentation will sway delegates who are deciding on the host for the 2012 Games.
    Moscow last hosted the Olympics in 1980 under the shroud of Cold War politics.
    Officials have said the 2012 Games would help Moscow and Russia spread its new image.
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Comments • 0

  • SeahorsesJay
    SeahorsesJay 3 months ago +34

    He speaks better English than 96% of people that I met. I lived in England for 30 years

    • Jay Liew
      Jay Liew 3 months ago +1

      it's probably scripted and rehearsed

    • Jimmi A
      Jimmi A Month ago

      If I were you, I would get out more.

  • Vincent Gonzalez
    Vincent Gonzalez 3 years ago +380

    honestly, Putin just became way less intimidating after watching this video.

  • Arion Luc
    Arion Luc 3 years ago +962

    Why is his voice so much higher when he speaks English

    • Rusty
      Rusty 3 years ago +187

      english is a very "nasal" language, so the pitch is naturally higher

    • Ash Carst
      Ash Carst 3 years ago +5

      Paul Tysall ?

  • Sierra Kilo
    Sierra Kilo Year ago +67

    1:01 He absolutely nailed that P in develop. Hands down best I've heard in years.

  • Lori Meyers
    Lori Meyers Year ago +98

    Putin’s English is surprisingly gentle and soft. Lol.

    • MAnuscript421
      MAnuscript421 11 months ago +4

      If only he was actually like that and not the monster he really is.

    • Warbr33d
      Warbr33d 10 months ago +2

      This is a completely different person compared with today's Putin. Current Putin is almost certainly a body double.

  • 청소년과 놀이문화 연구소ILF

    putin does speak english well
    but i don't know why he isn't speaking a lot
    he speaks officially russian even in interview and speech

    • Kiseki- o
      Kiseki- o 3 years ago +27

      He's kinda a nationalist so he's very proud of being Russian and speaking Russian, therefore he sees it as a disgrace to his country to speak another language. Or at least that's the leading theory

    • JENKAR
      JENKAR Year ago

      @Kiseki- o it is indeed true.

    • Ben Silveston
      Ben Silveston Year ago +3

      It's a refusal on political grounds. He doesn't want to become a westerner. Speaking English would make him that.

    • Cup of tea Indie Charts
      Cup of tea Indie Charts 2 months ago

      @Ben Silvestonwhen does he speak English in officially stuff (besides this)

  • Silver Mane
    Silver Mane 22 days ago +1

    I always thought his accent was going to be overly exaggerated but it is actually pretty good; you could see that he was struggling a bit with the voiced consonants but overall his English was pretty good.

  • Sasha Gabriella
    Sasha Gabriella 10 months ago +16

    Wow.. Mr Putin.. so unique can speak English too.. He's so different when He speaking English... 🇷🇺🇷🇺👏👏still.. He's President of Rusia..

  • liftfork
    liftfork 3 years ago +678

    Dude I can just feel his lunch money gravitating towards me

    • Shamit Bringi Dev
      Shamit Bringi Dev 3 years ago +7


    • The Senate
      The Senate 3 years ago +5


    • s s
      s s 3 years ago +1

      Lol hahahaha 😂😂😂

    • Streety
      Streety 3 years ago +3

      Underrated comment

  • Uvuvwevwe onyetenyevwe mugwemubwen ossas

    Funfact: Vladimir Putin will get younger every year

  • Shahd Adelle
    Shahd Adelle 4 months ago +3

    His voice is so charming OMG
    Such a soft and lovely voice, would hear him talking all day without getting bored ❤

  • J D
    J D 3 years ago +35

    Well he can speak English.I doubt if I could speak Russian as well as his English

  • knowingpigeon
    knowingpigeon 3 years ago +332

    He sounds like the Assistant to the Director of the Parks Department, not the President of Russia

    • chasM_
      chasM_ 3 years ago +9

      True, but, in the other hand, he doesn't have to sound as a native speaker since he isn't so.

    • Claire GS
      Claire GS 3 years ago

      knowingpigeon that’s not him

    • R.I.P. Maradona
      R.I.P. Maradona 3 years ago

      At least he speaks English

    • dxdhh
      dxdhh 3 years ago

      @chasM_ There is plenty of people with very thick accents that don't sound like him, this is not because he is not native.

    • Rohan Ramani
      Rohan Ramani Year ago

      Assistant director *

  • Alan DeMoss
    Alan DeMoss 3 years ago +40

    He can be sweet and scary at the same time.

  • BattyBoio
    BattyBoio Year ago +10

    He sounds like an innocent child when he speaks English
    How did that happen

  • chechnya
    chechnya Month ago +1

    They say Russians don't like to speak English because they are conscious of their accents, but I think the accents are great.

  • Hunter Mock
    Hunter Mock Year ago +5

    He looks and sounds completely different in this video then the more recent one of him speaking English

  • CJ
    CJ 2 years ago +7

    good effort, i would like to see an american or a brit politician attempt russian

  • Snoops
    Snoops 3 years ago +214

    I wanna hug his voice

    • ILoveNevada29
      ILoveNevada29 2 years ago +17

      I wanna hug his body.

    • Gabobei
      Gabobei Year ago +7

      @ILoveNevada29 He's a bit trained in martial arts, I feel like. That wouldn't happen so casually, I'm afraid

  • Elijah Hill
    Elijah Hill Year ago +3

    Putin is a lot of things, but unintentional ASMR worthy should be at the top.

  • octonitro
    octonitro 3 years ago +13

    Might not understand but his voice is really reassuring

    • 39 Sankyu
      39 Sankyu Year ago

      I clearly understand in first time hearing him speaking. His accent is thick, but his pronunciation is clear

  • Zander Newson
    Zander Newson 3 years ago +6

    Putin doing his best Truman Capote impression.

  • Dayton2vx
    Dayton2vx 3 years ago +153

    Sounds so calm.

  • Space Soarer
    Space Soarer Year ago +14

    What an articulate man! Hope he doesn't start a war in Ukraine someday

    AUSSIE 3 months ago +1

    If he spoke in English more often he might be liked a bit more. Or maybe not.

  • Vedant Kale
    Vedant Kale 3 months ago +1

    Putin trying to convince the Olympics committee to allow them to host the games while Prigozhin working tirelessly in the kitchens below to provide him with delicious meals. Those were some days.

  • J D
    J D 3 years ago +17

    You gotta respect Putin even if you disagree with his politics.

  • slay
    slay 3 years ago +61

    Putin is queen Elizabeth in disguise and with a russian accent

  • Saadia Arslanturk
    Saadia Arslanturk Year ago +5

    He wants to fight for his country. It was touching. All leaders should be like him.

  • Uvuvwevwe onyetenyevwe mugwemubwen ossas

    In 2021 V. Putin is younger than in the video

  • Maurice Buren
    Maurice Buren 3 years ago +9

    Somehow he looked much older back then

  • nick 450
    nick 450 3 years ago +16

    I see why he doesn't speak English too often

    • The_One_Who_Has_A_Very_Strange_Name
      The_One_Who_Has_A_Very_Strange_Name 2 years ago +8

      Mostly, maybe because Russian president wants to keep his language: Russian strong in Russia and does not want English language to dominate.

  • Tim0k
    Tim0k 3 years ago +122

    When people ask what aliens sound like this is what we should show them

  • Mira K
    Mira K Year ago +1

    He has a very nice accent

  • The brummie Rail enthusiast

    Yes Vladimir putin is talking in English

  • Claire GS
    Claire GS 3 years ago +13

    This isn’t even him ...it’s a body double

  • Brandon Corona
    Brandon Corona 3 years ago +15

    You know how in cod black ops you kill a fake Castro, this is Putin’s fake him, except Putin kills him for being to weak when he speaks the western language, lol

  • Kung Fu Mantis
    Kung Fu Mantis 2 years ago +7

    I'm laughing really hard when he moves his lips very weirdly and speaks through his nose.

  • Holly Kelley
    Holly Kelley 2 months ago +1


  • Uncle Klaus’s Rice—Bugs in 90secs

    That’s not Putin with those Steve Buscemi eyes😂🤣

  • fanofeverything
    fanofeverything 5 months ago +3

    He's scary as hell in Russian, now he looks like Sheldon Cooper and Mr.Bean had a kid

    • kjc
      kjc 4 months ago

      Haha ikr wtf happened

  • Rob
    Rob 2 years ago +2

    Makes you wonder what happened to the real Vladimir Putin.

  • Godfather69
    Godfather69 3 years ago +7

    Perfect actor for James Bond Villain

  • Conscious Motivations (Old channel)

    It's like he's a completely different person lol

  • Rhexx
    Rhexx 3 years ago +43

    Lmao the way his mouth moves

  • Lea
    Lea 3 years ago +2


  • Mephistopheles
    Mephistopheles 2 months ago

    Very stylish English 😂

  • babysealsareyummy
    babysealsareyummy Year ago +5

    Lol he makes Hasbulla sound like Barry White

  • LucasVidz LIVE
    LucasVidz LIVE 2 years ago +21

    "Moscow is an immediate place of couches"

    • Lexi Haron
      Lexi Haron Year ago +2


    • JENKAR
      JENKAR Year ago +1

      Culture Culture, not couches

    • JENKAR
      JENKAR Year ago +1

      @Lexi Haron yeah that's true.

  • Water Lemon
    Water Lemon 2 years ago +1

    Why is this so funny 🤣🤣🤣

  • Hugh Jaynus
    Hugh Jaynus 3 years ago +18

    Putin ASMR

  • Xin Fan
    Xin Fan 2 years ago +2

    its a double, not him

  • Zack Dar
    Zack Dar 7 months ago

    Wait what? So why he doesn't speak english after all this time?

  • domo
    domo Year ago

    I'm sure he can speak english but he just pretends that he can't speak it

  • Tacos de Cabeza
    Tacos de Cabeza Month ago

    Why does he look more older here?

  • Jester Waterwizard
    Jester Waterwizard 3 years ago +1

    Impressed as i cant speak russian at all

  • Cantoxii
    Cantoxii 3 years ago +22

    this might be putin's double

    • RenaChanell@
      RenaChanell@ 3 years ago +7

      I also notice this , doesn't really look like him and his voice is much different. Ok I understand is in 2012 but still much differences

    • sgillman16
      sgillman16 3 years ago +2

      It definitely is. It doesn't look or sound like him whatsoever.

    • FrigidLava
      FrigidLava Year ago

      putin def has several body doubles

  • 栗林恵子
    栗林恵子 3 years ago +105

    He speaks like how a Chinese man trying to speak english

  • MicroRamble Official
    MicroRamble Official 3 years ago +234

    ASMR Russian dictatorship

  • Edsel Sugay
    Edsel Sugay 7 months ago +1

    Those KGB guys know too much!!! Jk. But seriously. I wouldn’t mess with those dudes.

  • Thisarani Malawaraarachchi

    This is not Putin 🙄😅

  • Mobin Kiadeh
    Mobin Kiadeh Year ago +6

    Putin before his plastic surgery 😂

  • sir
    sir 6 months ago +1

    I don’t think that’s Putin bruh

  • Shigekiyo Yangu
    Shigekiyo Yangu 3 years ago +1

    Awwww 🥺

  • flyin pug
    flyin pug 3 months ago

    I’m sorry that really doesn’t look like Putin now

  • That One Guy
    That One Guy 3 years ago +23

    It's like when you speak while closing hold of your nose

  • geznicks
    geznicks 3 years ago +6

    He's a rim raider deep down

  • Bruv
    Bruv Year ago

    Bros way less scarier after hearing this

  • Gill will
    Gill will 11 months ago +1

    I swear this dude has a clone

  • Will
    Will 3 years ago +63

    My man making asmr before it was cool

  • YouTube Freemium
    YouTube Freemium 6 months ago

    this is real putin or not? his voice change so much🤣
    maubet his double/stunt?

    • Arty
      Arty 3 months ago

      That was 18 years ago, his voice became more heavy, but still sounds familliar

  • Peter Dulson
    Peter Dulson 3 months ago

    That is a body double

  • Ragnarok Sora
    Ragnarok Sora 3 years ago +59

    An obvious Chad voice

  • 선의의 옹호자(INFJ)

    the english is can speak in putin.

  • Andrea Kammer
    Andrea Kammer 3 years ago +2

    He kinda sounds German

    • Christosyal
      Christosyal Year ago +1

      I noticed it, too. He prob got that accent from when he worked in East Germany for 16 years.

    • Wayner The Gamer
      Wayner The Gamer 6 months ago

      Speaks All 3 is why

  • sgillman16
    sgillman16 3 years ago +2

    That is a double

  • Nik arshad Sulaiman
    Nik arshad Sulaiman 3 years ago +10

    Why is putin so hot??

  • GeoCritic
    GeoCritic 3 years ago +6

    Good english!

  • MT1120
    MT1120 3 years ago +1

    Thats not Putin

  • MitchellC4
    MitchellC4 3 years ago +43

    Moscow is the meeting place of cowltures

  • Sleep Walking
    Sleep Walking Year ago +2

    Wtf 😂😂😂🤦🤦🤦

  • Joel LaCruanza
    Joel LaCruanza Year ago

    He talks like how deaf people talk

  • lauron sef
    lauron sef 2 years ago +1

    I cant unsee this

  • Ivor Hardy
    Ivor Hardy Month ago

    He sounds like Julian Clary

  • Taliban eSports
    Taliban eSports 3 years ago

    He sounds like Richard from England

  • i Troll
    i Troll 3 years ago

    Why are you trolling us?

  • First name Last name
    First name Last name 3 years ago +9

    Sounds like a member of the Royal family but noy

  • 簪上春枝
    簪上春枝 Year ago


  • ILoveNevada29
    ILoveNevada29 2 years ago +2

    Nice accent.

  • Lemony Oatmilk
    Lemony Oatmilk 3 years ago

    He looks like a lanister...

  • Balazs Jankovics
    Balazs Jankovics 9 months ago


  • Chris Jones
    Chris Jones Year ago


  • Scootes
    Scootes 3 years ago +11

    His accent makes me uncomfortable

  • Lemony Oatmilk
    Lemony Oatmilk 3 years ago +1

    His accent is so fucking weird that I, one who's fluent in perfect english, did not understand what the fuck he's saying

  • Christine sleepy
    Christine sleepy 3 years ago +34

    Das my girl

    • NursMalik
      NursMalik 3 years ago +5

      U mean chad alpha male

  • atocombabaya
    atocombabaya Year ago

    .meeting place of couches?

  • George.L08
    George.L08 3 years ago

    69th comment YES

  • Max Maxwell
    Max Maxwell 3 months ago +1

    GAY! 😂

  • Giovanni Arra
    Giovanni Arra 2 years ago

    this is horrible
    это просто ужас