Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East Europe Region)
OCP News Service 4/2/14
Global: Russian President Vladimir Putin has been elected as the most powerful world leader/personalities for the year 2013 by Forbes Magazine. President Obama of USA stands second, Xi Jinginping the Secretary of Chinese Community Party stands third followed by Pope Francis Of Vatican, Angela Merkel of German, Bill Gates of Microsoft and other world leaders.
Vladimir Putin has been successful in attaining lead role in several world issues, particularly with Syria, NSA and Crimea. President Putin always had an upper hand over his Western counterparts.
Putin’s profound support to defend Christians worldwide and raising voice against persecution of Christians have earned him goodwill among millions of people. Moreover he is a staunch Orthodox Christian who is considered to be very close to the Moscow Patriarchate. During his tenure the Russian Government returned large number of properties back to the Russian Orthodox Church which was confiscated by the Soviet Authorities.
Dimitri Medev the Prime Minister of Russia has occupied 53rd position in the list of most powerful personalities in the world for the year 2013. Medev is a practicing Orthodox Christian and is considered to be very close to the Russian Church authorities. He has earned the highest honor of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the contributions made to the unity of Orthodoxy.
“The Most Powerful People in the World” is the annual list produced by Forebs magazine on the heads of state, CEOs and financiers, philanthropists and NGO chiefs, billionaires, and entrepreneurs who truly rule the world.
OCP News Service