Putin to spend birthday with family and friends, said Sands

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Geneablogger Putin. Archival photoPutin to spend birthday with family and friends, said Sands© RIA Novosti / Sergey Guneev

Vladimir Putin will hold a birthday party in a circle of relatives and friends, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

On Sunday the President will be 66 years old.

The celebration will be visited by former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

«Flying in an airplane on the day of birth to my friend Vladimir Putin. Take the opportunity to discuss all the most important international issues», — the politician wrote on Facebook.

According to Italian media, because of the visit of Putin, Berlusconi in Milan will miss the passing events of the party «Forward, Italy».

A year ago, the Italian politician also called for the birthday of the Russian leader in Sochi. Then Berlusconi has given Putin a huge duvet cover.

The birthdays of President

According to Peskov, Putin usually celebrates his birthday with family, but sometimes there are exceptions. So, last year on this day, the President was scheduled many phone calls, and also held a meeting with members of the security Council.

In 2016 Putin held a birthday party at the rink in the match Night hockey League, he scored seven goals. Two years earlier, the head of state went to Siberia and was almost nine kilometers.

According to the President himself, one day he spent the day with foreign counterpart Chinese President XI Jinping.

«Drank a glass of vodka, just cut some sausage», — shared his impressions of Putin.