Putin jumps on the ice to celebrate hockey in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars, at a festival of Russia's amateur hockey.

Putin skates around the ice rink during the match. Credit: AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service

Donned in a red outfit and pads, the event was organised by the Night Hockey League near the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia.