Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 5 took part in the experiment, "Flight of Hope" to save the rare species of cranes. It happened near the ornithological station near Salekhard. It is reported that Putin was behind the wheel trike that cranes take for their leader.
Russian president made three flights, one of them a trial. During the flight, the birds, for the glider fell in first one and then five cranes. Under the "Flight of Hope" captive-bred cranes to nest on the Yamal Peninsula, accompanied by hang gliders go for the winter to the south of Uzbekistan.
Vladimir Putin took part in the experiment, "Flight of Hope" to save the rare species of cranes.