Twitter-account "Decadent West" has published the photograph of the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky made during a swim in the pool with the young activists of the party. The caption reads: "People save a whale that got stuck in the mouth of the river. Khabarovsk Krai, Russia"
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The picture was taken during a party celebrating the sportsman's Day on 11 August. On this day, MPs and activists staged a competition for "the heptathlon of the liberal democratic party": volleyball, soccer, tug-of-war, crowded wall to wall, ping-pong, Billiards and swim in the pool. "However, in the water, no one forces the competition is left – everything fell apart on air mattresses and floated lazily under the warm sun of August", — stated in the report on the liberal Democrats.
10 Aug trinadcatiletnie bowhead whale stuck in the mouth of the river flowing from the Big lake on the island of Great Shantar in the Khabarovsk territory. A mammal could not go to the lake or turn around to sail back. State inspectors watered it with fire pumps until the tide enabled the animal to swim in the sea.
Zhirinovsky repeatedly demonstrated the love of the sport. In particular, he participated in the action "To work by bike", and came in the state Duma for foot transport.