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10 Unbelievable Facts About Vladimir Putin



Vladimir Putin is one of the most famous leaders of the twenty-first century. However, he’s not just a leader, but something of a modern-day dictator as well. His actions worry many, not just because he invades neighboring countries. His intentions also span across trying to forbid free speech in Russia and assume control over the whole Euroasian region. As his influence and popularity has grown, stories about him have surfaced, providing us with an unbelievable insight into his life and the way he operates. Here’s the ten most shocking ones.

Putin’s Chronic Tardiness

Putin doesn’t seem to care who he is meeting or when he is meeting someone. His tardiness has reached such a level that Putin actually was late more than an hour for the meeting with Pope Francis and more than three when he was scheduled to meet with Secretary of State John Kerry. Why? Apparently he loves being in control so much that being late is just one of the ways to show it.

Putin Might Be The Richest Man In The World

Putin’s personal fortune is estimated to be around $200 billion. That number is twice as much as Bill Gates’ estimated fortune.