Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is one of the very few people in the world who can do anything and get away with it.
The former KGB foreign intelligence officer has served his country in various capacities and is willing to go all out to putting their interests before any other.
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Putin has received extensive international attention ranking number one according to Forbes as the most one of the most powerful leader in the world.
His tireless work ethic, which has been compared to that of an ant, also sees him rank as one of the richest leaders as well.
Vladimir Putin lives an exuberant lifestyle with 20 palaces and villas, 58 aircrafts and 700 top class vehicles including a high-end collection.
The 20 palaces and villas are located in and around Russia including at Finland, Moscow, and other places. He also owns a palatial mansion fenced by the Black Sea which is worth $1 billion.
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White gold watch collections, 5-storey yacht decked with marble bathrooms, a plush of drapery and Jacuzzi.
Like every other person in a position of power, Putin receives expensive gifts. Roman Abramovich, the owner of Chelsea football club presented the 64-year-old with a $35 million, 57-meter luxury yacht.
Undoubtedly, Putin is one of the most fittest leaders in the world. He is a fitness freak and wrestles on a regular basis. At the young age of 14, he became a black belt champion in Judo.
Vladimir Putin’s lifestyle is however overshadowing the current economic crises of his country. International sanctions set in place after the Crimea siege and Ukraine war have driven Russia into deepening recession, but hasn’t hurt Putin.
In June his approval ratings reached an all-time high of 89%. He has enjoyed very high ratings of approval during his career. Under his first presidency, the Russian economy grew steadily. His second stint in office has however not met those high standards.
More than 20 million people in Russia suffer from poverty while the limitless ruler lives an ultra-luxury lifestyle that can be compared to that of a Persian Gulf Monarch.