Moscow: A five-year-old boy has won the
competition of naming Vladimir Putin`s Puppy, which was gifted
to the Russian Prime Minister by his Bulgarian counterpart
Dima Sokolov, who chose the winning name "Buffy" for
Putin`s new pet, and his family were invited by the Prime
Minister at his governmental residence near Moscow last
The Karakachan puppy was named through an e-mail proposal
by the boy, Itar-Tass reported.
Buffy was gifted to Putin by Bulgarian Prime Minister
Boyko Borisov after talks in Sofia on November 13. The puppy
joins a black Labrador called Connie and two poodles in the
Putin household menagerie, another media report said.