President of Russia facts for kids
|President of the Russian Federation|
Russian presidential standard
Russian Coat of Arms
|Governance of Russia
Executive branch in Russian Politics
Comrade Supreme Commander
(among the Military)
|Member of||State Council
Supreme Eurasian Economic Council
Grand Kremlin Palace
|Seat||Moscow Kremlin, Moscow|
|Nominator||Political parties or self-nomination|
|Appointer||Direct popular vote|
|Term length||six years, one consecutive re-election|
|Constituting instrument||Russian Constitution|
|Precursor||Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR|
|First holder||Boris Yeltsin
as first President of the Russian Federation (10 July 1991)
|Salary||3.6 million rubles annually|
|Website||президент.рф (in Russian)
eng.kremlin.ru (in English)
The President of Russia is the political leader of Russia. Vladimir Putin is the president of Russia. Boris Yeltsin was the first president of Russia, Vladimir Putin was second and fourth, and Dmitry Medvedev was the third. His duties are listed in the Russian Constitution.
Inauguration of the President of Russia is done six years after the last inauguration (since 2000, this 7 May).
List of presidents
|Number||Image||Name||Term of office||Length of term|
|July 12, 1991– December 31, 1999
|8 years, 174 days|
|December 31, 1999– May 7, 2008||8 years, 128 days|
|May 7, 2008– May 7, 2012||4 years, 0 days|
|May 7, 2012–present
(mandate expires on May 7, 2024)
|7 years, 296 days|
Living former Presidents
As of 27 February 2020, there is only one living former president. The only death of a former president was that of Boris Yeltsin (1991–1999) on April 23, 2007, aged 76.
September 14, 1965
Images for kids
Vladimir Putin takes the Presidential Oath in 2012 while placing his right hand on the Presidential copy of the Russian Constitution.
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