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Put·in

 (po͞o′tn), Vladimir Vladimirovich Born 1952.
Russian politician who served as Russia's president (2000-2008) and prime minister (2008-2012) before being reelected to the presidency in 2012. He is noted for his resistance to American and Western European influence in Eastern Europe.

Putin

(ˈpjutɪn)
n
(Biography) Vladimir (Vladimirovich). born 1952, Russian statesman; president of Russia (2000–08) and from 2012; prime minister (2008–12)

Pu•tin

(ˈpu tɪn)
n.
Vladimir, born 1952, Russian political leader: prime minister 1999, president since 2000.
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Noun1.Putin - Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000Putin - 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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ANTALYA (CyHAN)- Russian President Vladimir Putin and the committee with him arrived in Antalya for G20 summit, which will be held in Belek district of southern city of Antalya for two days, on Sunday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin embarked on one of his legendary risky calculations when he decided that his nation would join the list of countries ready to bomb Daesh (the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) in Syria, ostensibly to end Moscow's isolation in international affairs.
FEARS were growing last night over the whereabouts of Vladimir Putin amid rumours he had fallen victim to a coup, a stroke or the flu.
Saint Petersburg: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dismissed days of frenzied "rumours" over his health and whereabouts as he reappeared in public after an unusually long 10-day absence.
SPECULATION was growing last night over the whereabouts of Vladimir Putin amid rumours he had fallen victim to a coup, a stroke or the flu.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is in good health, the Kremlin said on Thursday, dismissing rumours that the leader was suffering from an illness after a foreign trip was cancelled.
Russian President Vladimir Putin was hard to pin down when it comes to question related to a looming new Cold War.
In 1996, Putin in Moscow ended up being in charge of the Kremlin's ties with Russia's 89 regions.
7, 1960, Sechin is President/CEO of Rosneft and the executive secretary of the powerful Presidential Commission on Energy Strategy which is chaired by Putin himself.
Summary: In the chess game that is the Ukraine crisis, it's increasingly clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn't thought his way through to the endgame.
Writing for the March 25 edition of National Interest, Klaus Larres and Peter Eitsov express their concern that the call of the United States and the European Union for swift punishment and humiliation of Putin for Russia's occupation of Crimea will have no positive effect on changing the occupation of the Crimea and may force Putin into taking even more drastic actions in eastern Ukraine.
NEW YORK, Mar 21 (Reuters) - The most startling part of Washington's sanctions on Russian businessmen loyal to President Vladimir Putin may be a single sentence that contains an explosive allegation: that Putin himself profits from the world's No.