Buzz·Posted on Jul 24, 2013The 16 Most Homoerotic Photos Of Vladimir PutinTo paraphrase Shakespeare: "Methinks thou dost protest too much, shirtless stud."by copyranterBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. He's always shirtless out of doors, in front of his mostly male entourage and the mostly male reporting pool. RIA NOVOSTI/REUTERS, AFP/Getty Images 2. Always shirtless... Dmitry Astakhov/AP 3. Nothing says "I'm very, very straight" like a shirtless dude on a horse. RIA NOVOSTI/REUTERS 4. ...even when hunting in the Siberian Tyva region. Who hunts shirtless? I'll tell you who... Dmitry Astakhov/AP 5. A big bear hug, to welcome Gérard Depardieu to the country. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP 6. Lest we forget Putin's tender side. OLEG POPOV / Reuters 7. He was a high-ranking KGB operative. Did you see Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy? Half of MI-6 was gay. Via sptimes.ru 8. At the movies? Ivan Sekretarev / AP 9. He's always touching his handsome Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev. Via cbc.ca 10. As they say, a nod is as good as wink, and vice versa. RIA Novosti/Pool / Reuters 11. He looks very awkward at the dance. And today, his marriage is verrrry sketchy. Via my.opera.com 12. He loves the touch of their bottle-shaped noses. Via jerrybrito.org 13. He has his own doll. LOOK at those flexed trapezius muscles. Via odditycentral.com 14. He knows how to tie a bow tie. How many hetero men do you know who know to tie a bow tie? SYSOYEV GRIGORY/ITAR-TASS /Landov 15. A very rare photo. Via freerepublic.com 16. If he put this on Grindr, my God, his in-box would crash. Via rachelmarsden.wordpress.com To catch up on all the recent anti-gay developments in Russia... ...read this startling Animal New York post by Russian Marina Galperina.