24+ Russia's President Vladimir Putin
Gif. Vladimir putin speaking at an official event celebrating the police day professional holiday. He was the prime minister of russia from 1999 to 2000, then president of russia from march 2000 to may 2008.
President vladimir putin cups his ear to listen to a question as he departs after a summit on the ukraine crisis at the elysee palace in paris. If putin transformed russia, russia transformed putin too. Delegation to compete in the games.
Petersburg (then known as leningrad).
In putin's first speech as acting president, he promised, freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, freedom of the press, the right to private property these basic principles of a civilized society will be protected, according to a newsweek report. Delegation to compete in the games. Vladimir putin was the second, and is currently the fourth, president of russia. Putin was born in leningrad, now saint petersburg, on 7 october 1952.