Vladimir Putin

President of Russia from 2000 to 2008 and since 2012

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

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Voters appear to have backed changes that would enable the Russian leader to serve two more terms.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

Russians have one more day to decide on key reforms, but opponents say the vote is a farce.
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 days ago

'Don't tell me Boris is going to start topless horse-riding like Putin!'
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

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