RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Has Tea with DEEP PURPLE/Heavy Metal Fan
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, 45, recently fulfilled a lifelong dream by having tea at his home with the members of Deep Purple. Medvedev told members of Deep Purple he has been a fan since the age of 12 and that he worked as a DJ at his high school and at discos. He says he played rock music after getting permission of the Communist youth organization.
Vladimir Putin, his predecessor and Russia’s current prime minister, is reported to be a fan of ABBA.