Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko play ice hockey after talks in St Petersburg (Watch Video)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko played ice hockey after holding diplomatic talks.

Both presidents played on the same team, with Putin taking to the ice as number 11 and Lukashenko as number 1.

The son of the Belarusian president Nikolai Lukashenko also joined them.

The match took place on the ice arena of the Manezh children’s and youth sports school in Strelna, near St. Petersburg.

Some famous Russian hockey players including Vyacheslav Fetisov, Valeri Kamensky, Alexei Kasatonov, took part in the match as well.

Source: Excelsior