Speaking of national leaders and their ages, President Medvedev is 42, born in 1966. And just as the US experienced a post-war baby boom, so did Russia. This cadre of kids-now-grown is known as the Spuntnik generation, named for the Russian satellite launched in 1957.
News flash: Oi! This just posted at Russia Today, Obama's Adventures in Russia, the story of his being held at a Siberian airport for 3 hours in 2005. I'll bet some airport officials wish they had handled things a bit differently.
Just watched the video and I'm still shaking my head.