Putin blames off-key piano for hesitant musical rendition

Pauline Gross
May 20, 2017

The world's biggest ransomware attack levelled off overnight after wreaking havoc in 150 countries, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called it payback for the USA intelligence services.

Putin was in Beijing on a state visit to discuss a$1 trillion infrastructure plan that strives to revive the ancient Silk Road.

Putin's unexpected piano recital certainly was not the first time he has publicised his skills and hobbies outside the Kremlin, reports CNN.

As per the Associated Press, Putin attended a summit in the morning and then headed to meet Jinping.

The songs date back to his childhood and are dedicated to his home town of Saint Petersburg and to Moscow. These were - "Moscow Windows" and "City on the Free Neva" that are both Soviet classics.

But while netizens say his "recital" showed the softer side of the president, there were a handful of critics.

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Speaking to reporters at a news conference in China, Putin said that "Microsoft leadership has put it straight" in stating that US intelligence services had created the means for the attack. It was quite hard to play, even for me, someone who plays with two fingers", Putin said.

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"He doesn't play bad at all", was one online comment.

The two countries' active communication and coordination as well as mutual support on major global issues have become important stabilizing factors for the worldwide community, Putin said.

"Thirdly, I think it's right that the decision was taken not for two or three or four months but for nine months, to the middle of next year". Putin also played and sang a version of "Blueberry Hill" at a charity fundraiser in 2010, NPR noted.

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