Who are Putin’s People?

2024 • 3min • International


On May 7, Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia’s president for a new six-year term. The 71-year-old has ruled Russia since the turn of the century. He walked down the red carpet of the Grand Kremlin Palace for the fifth time. Since he first came to power in 2000, India has seen three Prime Ministers change, Britain has had 7 prime ministers and America has seen five different presidents. Even as the war in Ukraine enters its third year, Putin shows no signs of wavering. Putin’s inside circle includes a few trusted lieutenants who are helping the supreme leader implement his agenda. News9 Plus decodes who these people are.