Russian babushkas give warm socks, fuzzy mittens to Medvedev, Putin

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. […]