Vladimir Putin

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Noun1.Vladimir Putin - Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000Vladimir Putin - Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
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This is the first ever meeting between the Prime Minister Sharif and President Putin in the historic Russian city.
And what we also got, surprisingly, was interest by President Putin in U.
However, his most recent threat to target missiles at Europe is unfortunately proving that President Putin cares less about the protection and threat aspect of the issue and more about the partnership forming between the United States and former Soviet bloc countries.
The recent poisoning of a former Russian spy has most people looking at Russia's President Putin (formerly KGB himself) as the most likely suspect, and that Russia is an all out free fall a far as being a new democracy.
President Putin may attempt to use the prospect of a pounds 2bn order for 44 long-range A350 XWB passenger jets for Russian airline Aeroflot to bargain with the French and German heads of state during meetings in Paris on Friday and Saturday.
On June 30, 2000, however, President Putin got Dmitri Medvedev to be elected as Gazprom chairman replacing Chernomyrdin, who was later given a diplomatic position.
The first to fall victim were those like Vladimir Gusinsky, Boris Berezovsky, and Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who had the audacity to criticize or in some way stand up to President Putin.
We will see no progress unless President Putin himself demands accountability from his senior officials,'' Richardson said.
PM DCATS is also responsible for communications at the highest level, installing and managing the Direct Communications Link--otherwise known as the Moscow Hotline--between President Bush and President Putin.
While welcoming Sheikh Mohamed, President Putin said, "I'm pleased about your visit to this city.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Today, Russia led by President Putin poses a great threat to the security of Europe, Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili told reporters Dec.
Upon arrival at the Presidential Palace, HM the King was welcomed by President Putin, who praised his visit to Russia.