(Japanese): «Putin's calendar is indeed popular. It has four designs and one is already sold out, so we now have only 3 designs left for sale.» (Japanese): «We receive a lot of inquiries from shoppers, so we started selling last year.» A Japanese chain store presented a calendar featuring Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, becoming a hot-selling item in Japan that, until this year... Еще, was sold exclusively in only one branch in Tokyo. «Putin's calendar is the second most sailed after Shuzo Matsuoka's calendar,» affirmed the LOFT spokeswomen Hiroko Tanaka. The calendar, which shows snaps of Putin both in private and public, comes in four different designs, and «one of them is already sold out,» said Tanaka. The calendar is written in eight languages, including English and Japanese. It is a product of Mednyi Vsadnik, a St. Petersburg-based firm, and is authorised by the Russian government.