President Vladimir Putin has shown British rock legend Paul McCartney around the Kremlin.
After their meeting in the Kremlin's Fireplace Hall, Vladimir Putin took his quest on a tour of the Kremlin sights.
The tour started at the Armoury, with President Putin giving personal comments on the history of this centuries-old facility. From there, they proceeded to the Grand Kremlin Palace, then to the Tsar Cannon and further to Cathedral Square. A Kremlin guide told McCartney about the history and architecture of the latter.
The sightseers on a tour around the Kremlin this Saturday warmly greeted Vladimir Putin and Paul McCartney. There were many schoolchildren among the tourists and they were delighted to recognise the ex-Beatle.
At the end of the tour Russian President wished Paul McCartney good-bye in English.
The ex-Beatle left Cathedral Square in a limousine which took him to the stage set up in Red Square near the famous St Basil Cathedral. On Saturday, Paul McCartney is giving his only concert in Moscow there.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had had a few fights and used strong language because of the Ukrainian crisis in 2014