Russian President Vladimir Putin again became the leader of the ranking of the most influential people in the world by American magazine Forbes.
As notes the edition, Putin tops this prestigious list for the fourth consecutive year.
“The Russian leader continues to do what he wants”, reports Forbes. The publication said that it is as the work of Putin at home and of his activities in Syria and the US presidential election.
Second place in the ranking went to the elected President of the United States Donald Trump (last year a billionaire I do not understand the above eighth ten), third Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, the fourth President of China, XI Jinping, the fifth to Pope Francis.
It is worth noting that the current President Barack Obama in this list is only at the 48th place.
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