Chocolate Putin – level 2

07-12-2015 15:00

For a chocolate festival in St Petersburg, a man made a chocolate statue of Vladimir Putin. He needed around 70 kilograms of chocolate to make the life-size sculpture.

Unfortunately, the Russian President was too busy to sit for the sculpture – the artist had to study photos of Putin instead.

The leader wasn’t alone – the sculptor also made a life-size model of the president’s late dog, Connie.

The festival organisers are offering the statue to its model. So maybe, Putin will eat his chocolate self.

Difficult words: statue = sculpture (a 3D model of something), sculptor (somebody who makes sculptures), late (dead).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about this chocolate statue?

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