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Introduction
Vladimir Putin is the current President of Russia. This individual is into his 4th term as the Leader. He is viewed as an autocrat with little esteem for human rights and has been accused of ordering assassinations of his critics and opponents.
Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin

Besides being a President, this individual has also served as the top Minister and was a foreign intelligence police officer before entering the national politics. He was born in a middle class family and had a desire of becoming an Intelligence officer from childhood.

Early Life

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was given birth on 7 Oct 1952 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, the youngest of three children of Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and Maria Ivanovna Putina. His birth was preceded by the fatality of two brothers, Viktor and Albert, was given birth in the mid-1930s. Albert passed away in infancy and Viktor passed away of diphtheria through the Siege of Leningrad in World War II. Putin's mom was a manufacturing plant employee and his dad was a conscript in the Soviet Navy, offering in the submarine fleet in the first 1930s.

Career
In MAY 1990, Putin was appointed as an consultant on international affairs to the Mayor of Leningrad Anatoly Sobchak. On 28 June 1991, he became head of the Committee for Alternative Relationships of the Mayor's Office, with responsibility for promoting international relationships and foreign assets and registering businesses. Within a 12 months, Putin was looked into by the location legislative council led by Marina Salye. It had been concluded that he previously understated prices and allowed the export of metals respected at $93 million in trade for overseas food help that never showed up. Despite the researchers' advice that Putin be terminated, Putin remained Head of the Committee for Exterior Relationships until 1996. From 1994 to 1996, he presented several other politics and governmental positions in Saint Petersburg.
The inauguration of Chief executive Putin took place on 7 May 2000. On May 7, 2000, He was appointed first time as Prime Minister of Russia.

Awards

    • Time Person of the Year
    • Confucius Peace Prize
Sayings

We don't need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole.  
We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them.
The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history.
Net Worth
Most outside observers believe that Putin's worth is far greater than he lets on. Many estimates are generally in the billions, in 2015, Bill Browder, a former fund manager in Russia and major critic of Putin, estimated the president's net worth at $200 billion, a figure that would likely make him the richest person on Earth.