Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin received knitted socks and mittens ahead of wintertime “on behalf of all babushkas.”
During a meeting with Russian war veterans and retirees, 77-year old Rimma Kostina, a retireee from the northern town of Naryan-Mar presented homemade socks and mittens to the ruling duo.
“Winter is approaching. Let me give you a present on behalf of all the babushkas,” the Kostina said.
Kostina, who has a large family of five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter, said that she believed her grandchildren would live happily in a free, rich and powerful Russia.
The retiree however did not elaborate who would make Russia powerful.