Russian President Vladimir Putin has topped the list of “most influential people of 2014,=” according to Agence France Presse news agency.
About 380 journalists took part in compiling the list of most outstanding personalities of the outgoing year that the agency published on Friday.
“Vladimir Putin tops the chart of most important and influential people of 2014,” Agence France Presse said in its comment.
PARIS, December 12 /TASS/
Russian President Vladimir Putin. Forbes magazine named Russian President Vladimir Putin the world's most powerful person for the second year in a row. Forbes notes that the choice is based on accession of Crimea to Russia and also Russian-Chinese $70 billion contract on the construction of gas pipeline.