Vladimir Putin

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

1975, graduate, Law Department, Leningrad State University. 1975, with KGB Foreign Intelligence Service; Adviser to Rector, Leningrad State University; 1990, left KGB; Head, Mayor's External Relations Committee, St Petersburg; 1994, Deputy Mayor; Head, local branch, Our Home is Russia; 1996, resigned, moved to Moscow and Deputy Head, Management Department, Presidential Administration under P Borodin; 1997-98, Head, Main Controlling Department, Presidential Administration; 1998, Deputy Head, administration in charge of relations with regions; 1998, Director, FSB; 1998, Member, Security Council; 1999, Secretary, Security Council; 1999, Prime Minister; 2000-08, President; since May 2008, Prime Minister.

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