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Monument to Putin in image of Roman emperor Nero opened in St. Petersburg

The Russian media reports that in St. Petersburg, where the current President Vladimir Putin started his career, was opened a monument to him.

Monument to Putin in image of Roman emperor Nero opened in St. Petersburg

According to the Russian media, Putin is depicted as a Roman emperor. The grand opening was held yesterday, Joinfo.ua reports.

Dmitry Smirnov, the correspondent at Komsomolskaya Pravda, reports that the bust was set up in St. Petersburg near the Prospect Prosveshcheniya metro station. Putin is depicted as a Roman emperor. This monument to Putin was erected by Cossacks.

Meanwhile, many netizens point out that the bust of Putin is very much like the bust of the Roman emperor Nero, who is known to have killed his wife, children and even his mother. And he had non-traditional orientation. Also he is credited with the burning of Rome for pleasure and to build new palaces for his elite on the site of homes of ordinary Romans.