Artist creates life-size chocolate sculpture of Putin
An artist has created a life-size chocolate sculpture of Russian President Vladimir Putin set to become the most interesting exhibit at the Festival of Chocolate fair in St. Petersburg on Saturday, CBS reports.
Sculptors gathered information from open sources about the weight and height of President Putin.
With the sculpture near completion on Thursday, the St. Petersburg-based sculptors had already used more than 70 kilograms of chocolate.
The creators expect their creation to be a become a Guinness record. It was originally commissioned by the festival to make a bust of the President, sculptors went one step further and made him life-size.
A representation of his dog, Connie, and a briefcase was also added.
After the festival, the sculpture will be not eaten or sold and will return to the St. Petersburg workshop where it was crafted.