03/03/2014 04:46 GMT | Updated 03/03/2014 04:59 GMT

The Sun Features Topless Vladimir Putin On Front Page Amid Ukraine Crisis

The Sun's topless model has finally made it from Page 3 onto the front page. Oh no, wait, that's Vladimir Putin.

The splash on the red-top today, 'Come And Have A Go If EU Think You're Hard Enough', has been dubbed by fans on social media one of the greatest in the tabloid's history. And that's a history that includes 'GOTCHA'.

Vlad makes the front page of the Sun

Dubbing the conflict the "new Cold War", the report skewers "bully" Vladimir Putin, who "defied the world" to cause a "Cold War crisis".

The BBC's Nick Sutton, who tweets out front pages each evening under the hashtage #TomorrowsPapersToday, had more than 100 retweets of the Sun splash, and many correspondents in Russia and Crimea began tweeting the splash.