Putin explores new depths in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin sinks beneath the waves in a submersible during a dive to an ancient shipwreck at a depth of 83 meters off the coast of Sevastopol on Aug. 18, 2015. Putin is taking part in the expedition as part of events dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the Russian Geographical Society.

Russian President Vladimir Putin sinks beneath the waves in a submersible during a dive to an ancient shipwreck at a depth of 83 meters off the coast of Sevastopol on Aug. 18, 2015. Putin is taking part in the expedition as part of events dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the Russian Geographical Society.

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Putin sinks beneath the waves in a submersible during a dive to an ancient shipwreck at a depth of 83 meters off the coast of Sevastopol

Russian President Vladimir Putin sinks beneath the waves in a submersible during a dive to an ancient shipwreck at a depth of 83 meters off the coast of Sevastopol on Aug. 18, 2015. Putin is taking part in the expedition as part of events dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the Russian Geographical Society.

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