Wednesday, October 8, 2014

General Info About Putin


Did anyone else realize that yesterday was Vladimir Putin's 62nd Birthday? According to the Kremlin Press, he was deep in the middle of nowhere, Siberia for his birthday.However, Moscow held a celebration in Red Square.

Some interesting facts about Putin's time in power:
He has been president of Russia since 2012, but he was president in the past, too. He was president from 2000-2008 as well.
Before his first reign as president, he was Russian prime minister; from 1999-2000. He also served as prime minister during those years between his presidencies, 2008-2012.
This means that for the past 15 years, Vladimir Putin has always held a position of power in Russia's government.

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