Name : Vladimir Putin
Title: Prime Minister
Career Achievements: He is the second President of the Russian Federation and is the current Prime Minister of Russia, as well as chairman of United Russia and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Union of Russia and Belarus. Putin won the 2000 presidential election and in 2004 he was re-elected for a second term lasting until 7 May 2008.
Awards: In September 2006, France's president Jacques Chirac awarded Vladimir Putin the insignia of Grand-Croix (Grand Cross) of the Légion d'honneur. In 2007, Putin was named Time magazine's Person of the Year. On 12 February 2007 Saudi King Abdullah awarded Putin the King Abdul Aziz Award, Saudi Arabia's top civilian decoration. On 10 September 2007 UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan awarded Putin the Order of Zayed, UAE's top civil decoration. In December 2007 Putin was named Person of the Year by Expert magazine, influential and respected Russian business weekly. In February 2011 Kyrgyzstan parliament named a peak in Tian Shan mountains Vladimir Putin Peak.