Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons) In yet another step to the extreme right, organizers of the Conservative Political Action Conference have invited right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to speak at the event happening Aug.
4-7 in Dallas. Orbán is pals with Russia’s dictator Vladimir Putin and has himself been described as” a right-wing authoritarian who’s been widely decried as a dictator,” according to SACurrent.com.
Other confirmed speakers at CPAC Texas include Donald Trump, Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, Mississippi’s Republican Gov. Tate Reeves, Sen.