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Vladimir Putin 101: A quiz about Russia's president

Vladimir Putin speaks with his hand on the Constitution during his inauguration ceremony as Russia's new president in Moscow Monday, May 7, 2012. (Vladimir Rodionov/Presidential Press Service/RIA Novosti Kremlin/AP)

Vladimir Putin is back in charge of Russia, taking up the office of president for the third time in 12 years.  How well do you know Russia's top political figure?  Take our quiz and find out!

- Correspondent

1. In what city, since renamed, was Vladimir Putin born?

Putin was born in Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg, on Oct. 7, 1952.

Putin was born in Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg, on Oct. 7, 1952.

Putin was born in Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg, on Oct. 7, 1952.

Putin was born in Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg, on Oct. 7, 1952.

Andropov (now Rybinsk)

 

Leningrad (now St. Petersburg)

 

Leninsk (now Taldom)

 

Stalingrad (now Volgograd)

 
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