PUTIN TOPS ‘FORBES’ MOST POWERFUL LIST FOR SECOND YEAR
Russian President Vladimir Putin tops Forbes‘ annual list of the world’s most powerful people for the second year in a row.
The rankings on the list are made based on things like financial resources, scope of action, and the number of people they impact.
The top 10 are:
- US President Obama
- Chinese President Xi Jinping
- Pope Francis
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel
- Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen
- Bill Gates
- Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank
- Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin
- British Prime Minister David Cameron
Photo: (Sergei Karpukhin/Associated Press)