— Love Archaeology (@LoveArchaeology) October 8, 2014
I’m not the right man to talk about the mad weirdness that is Putin, but portraying yourself as Hercules is nothing new. Loads of people have done it; from Alexander the Great, to Pompey Magna. And yes, more recent people have done it too. This art is neither subtle, nor particularly brilliant, but then, neither is the man himself.