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07/10/1952 4th President of Russia Vladimir Putin is born

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Vladimir Putin Biography: Russian Leader's Life and Career

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From spy to president: The rise of Vladimir Putin

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How Vladimir Putin Handles Corruption

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Best Putin jokes

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Top 10 Manliest Things We Know About Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin is 2nd and 4th President of Russia and one of the world's most powerful leaders. During his first presidency, the Russian economy grew for eight straight years. Under Putin's lead, Russia has scored poorly in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index.