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.
Russia has begun invading Ukraine? An invasion that seems all but imminent.The foreboding maps showing nearly 200,000 Russian troops surrounding Ukraine are alarming.
Last Friday, President Joe Biden announced that it’s all but certain Russian President Vladimir Putin will invade the country.
And U.S. intelligence believes Russian military leaders have already been given orders to start with the invasion. The question is when will it begin?Today, in a rambling and full-throated speech, Putin announced he is recognizing two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent entities.