“Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right.”
Vladimir Putin is the current President of Russia since 7 May 2012. He also was the president of Russia from 2000 to 2008. From 2013 to 2016 Forbes ranked Putin the World’s Most Powerful man.
Full Name : Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Born : October 7, 1952 in Leningrad(now Saint Petersburg), Russia
Nationality : Russian
Father : Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin
Mother : Maria Ivanovna Putina
Wife : Lyudmila Shkrebneva(July 28, 1983-2014, divorced)
Children : Yekaterina Putina and Mariya Putina
7 Interesting Facts About Vladimir Putin :
Responsible for population growth
– Putin is acknowledged as the father of modern Russia. This man has united the Russian people after breaking down of USSR, enhanced the GDP to 2096 billion from 784 billion in 2006 and reduced the death rate to a great extent.
– Putin loves animal, especially polar bears. Its white fur and vast power influence the Russian president greatly. Vladimir has shown love for endangered species by attaching a satellite device for tracking. He shows great enthusiasm in reducing and preservation of various animal species.
Failure doesn’t turn him down
– Putin in 2010 had shot a whale with a crossbow while traveling with a marine biologist. The objective was to immobilizing the animal and study about its skin by collecting some samples. However, he failed three times and achieved the target on his fourth try.
Enhancer agent of Russian economy
– Putin has been president of Russia for past 15 years and in the mean time he has enhanced the economic stability greatly. This man has almost doubled to Real Disposable Income of Russians’ in the year 1999 to 2006.
Expert in various outdoor and indoor activities
– Apart from being a mastermind in the field of politics he is also good in hockey and martial arts. Wait! The list doesn’t end here; He is also good in judo, and he was granted a high rank from the international wrestling federation.
Healthy and robust
– Putin does regular physical exercise, and he tried to crush a frying pan with his hands which is not a simple thing to do. He also participated in an arm wrestling competition during his visit to one of the youth camps.
Putin loves speed
– Putin’s love for speed brought him in race track many times. He has driven a formula one racing car at a speed of 150 mph. Wearing a helmet with the Russian national F1 team symbol, he tried to ensure safety for the drivers.
7 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Vladimir Putin :