Putin was included into the list of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time
MOSCOW, 20 APR — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin, entered the list of 100 most influential people in the world version of Time magazine.
The magazine divided the 100 influential people in categories: “Titans”, “Innovators”, “artists,” “Leaders” and “Idols”. Putin is in the group “Leaders”. The participants list is not ranked. Earlier, Time magazine several times on Putin’s list of most influential people.
Among the “Leaders” also includes the President of the United States Donald trump, the leader of North Korea Kim Jong-UN, President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, founder of the portal Wikileaks Julian Assange, President of China XI Jinping, the wife of one of the founders of Microsoft bill gates, Melinda Pope Francis, Prime Minister Theresa may, Prime Minister of India Narendra modi, the Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, the head of the White house Raines Pribus, the US presidential Advisor for strategic Affairs Stephen Bannon, the leader of the Democrats in the US Senate Chuck Schumer, the head of the Pentagon James Mattis, democratic Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren and FBI Director James Comey and other policies.
On each policy written essays on various authors. Essay about Putin written by a former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev. Gorbachev writes that “President Vladimir Putin succeeded in stabilizing the situation, maintaining the Russian state and the strengthening of its economic positions.” “I am convinced that Russia can succeed only through democracy. Russia is ready for political competition, a valid multiparty system, fair elections and a systematic rotation of the government. This should define the role and responsibility of the President,” wrote Gorbachev.
“Titans” Time calls entrepreneurs Daniel Eka and Evan Spiegel, the head of the fed Janet Yellen, the basketball player LeBron James, the founder of the online store Amazon.com Jeff Bezos and others.
In the category of “Innovators” got the daughter of the US President Ivanka trump and her husband Jared Kushner, American actress Constance Wu and others. Among the “artists” magazine calls the singer is alisha Keyes, writer Barry Jenkins, actress and singer demi Lovato, singer ed Sheeran, actress Emma stone and other singers and actors. Among the “Idols” — novelist Margaret Atwood, American football player Colin Kapernick and leader of the “White helmets”, which is closely associated with the terrorists of “Jabhat EN-Nusra” and “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia — ed.), Riad al-Saleh (al Raed Saleh).
Previously the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation declared that has long been discredited “White helmets” can not be regarded as sources of data concerning the alleged use of chemical weapons in Idlib. And in the words of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, there is evidence that the “White helmets” are members of “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia).