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But the author admitted that what she saw in the televised interview on June 6 changed the impression she had: “We saw that someone who seemed a gray emotionless mouse is actually a touching and in no way embittered woman, who speaks in a nice and clear manner, has her style, and is smart and charming.” In a separate piece, Argumenty I Fakty quoted a psychologist who said that Russians generally disapprove of divorce and that in their heart of hearts many will denounce the Putins’ decision.Family therapist Svetlana Klyuvayeva was quoted in the article as saying: “The figure of the head of state – the tsar, the president or the prime minister – is perceived as the figure of the father, and part of society may feel orphaned, frustrated or sad.” Unlike much of the Russian press, Argumenty I Fakty addressed the question of Putin’s romantic future.The gossip flying around Moscow dinner tables had reached an embarrassing pitch, with stories of Mrs.Putin living in an underground nunnery on the Estonian border, and her husband Vladimir supposedly involved with Alina Kabayeva, a 30-year-old, half-Tatar gymnast, said to be possessed of ‘incredible flexibility.’” In a story headlined “Vladimir Putin marriage break-up: was the Russian gymnast to blame?However, the divorce was the front-page story for Kommersant that day.The Kommersant article, titled “A Civilized Divorce,” basically summed up the interview and put the news in international context, listing other recent high-profile political divorces, including those of Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi and France’s Nicolas Sarkozy.
The Washington Post questioned the reasoning behind the split-up, particularly Lyudmila Putin’s assertion that she doesn’t like publicity and flying.
Generally, English-language media were not so cautious in their coverage of the Putins’ divorce.
In its main story about Putin’s divorce, The New York Times mentioned the rumor about the president’s relationship with former gymnast Kabayeva, now a deputy in the State Duma for the United Russia party, in the second sentence: “He was in love with an Olympic gymnast half his age, some said.” The article went on to state that “in 2008, after a newspaper, Moskovsky Korrespondent, reported that he planned to marry Ms.
” The Telegraph recalled Kabayeva’s interview with Russian Vogue in January 2011, in which she denied being a mother.
”My sweet little nephew Arsenio has joined my ever-extending family in Moscow.
Putin, saying with a laugh that she has no children, though 'everyone in Russia, and perhaps in other countries as well, writes that I have two or three children,'” the story reads.