Vladimir Putin Russia’s Leader

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin born 7 October 1952 has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Putin previously served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. These Photos Of Young Vladimir Putin Give A Rarely Seen Look At Russia’s Leader. As one of the most powerful men in the world, Putin has long tried to cultivate a public persona that projects strength, , and the result has been an endless procession of photo ops that show the ex-KGB officer performing some kind of masculine feat while he holds a steely look.


A class photo of Vladimir Putin, dated 1960, in St. Petersburg, Russia