President Vladimir Putin has a plan to improve Russian physical health, and appeared with actor Steven Seagal at an event at a martial arts school, for young people promoting a healthy lifestyle. He is seeking to increase Russia’s life expectancy. Seagal’s movies are popular in Russia and he has met with the president numerous times.
“I think it would be quite appropriate,” President Putin said, “to recall the experience of past decades and when the so-called GTO “Ready for Labor and Defense” was in use in our country.” The GTO mass physical training was in use during Stalin’s reign during the 30’s.
Putin began a 6-year run in May has a nostalgia for the old era
“Reviving this new, old format could bring success to health,” Putin told teachers, coaches and health officials. He told the education and sports ministers the formatted performance of students should be considered when the officials are looking at college applications.
Putin opened a new building at the Sambo-70 training Sports Complex while the students dressed in the full colors of the Russian flag and were to stand at “full alertness.”
Putin 60 is himself a man of holistic health and practices Black Belt Judo and Martial arts developed in the soviet union called Sambo.
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