Vladimir Putin Peak

Russian and Kyrgyz national flags fly from 14, 586 feet high on Vladimir Putin Peak in the Tian Shan mountains, some 62 miles south of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, September 17, 2012. The peak was named in 2011 in honor of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is due to visit Kyrgyzstan on Thursday. (Vladimir Pirogov/Reuters)

Russian and Kyrgyz national flags fly from 14, 586 feet high on Vladimir Putin Peak in the Tian Shan mountains, some 62 miles south of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, September 17, 2012. The peak was named in 2011 in honor of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is due to visit Kyrgyzstan on Thursday. (Vladimir Pirogov/Reuters)