7 October 2017, the Russian President, born in 1952 in Leningrad, 65 years old. Of them at the helm of the country Vladimir Putin has spent more than a quarter of his life, coming to the finish line of the third presidential term, until the end which left 163 days.
The head of state has no plans to arrange for your next anniversary pageantry. This year, on this day, by words the press-Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, Putin’s scheduled work activities. He will hold an operational meeting with permanent members of the security Council of the Russian Federation, as well as many telephone conversations. “Traditionally, Putin celebrates birthday with family and friends… planning a whole string of telephone conversations, the President will congratulate” – said the spokesman.
Usually the President does not allocate their birthdays, spending them at work. Several times on 7 October fell to major international summits in which the Russian leader took part. Thus, the 50-year anniversary, Putin said the Chisinau summit of the CIS. And at 63, he received congratulations from the leaders of the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation forum on the Indonesian island of Bali, which hosted the APEC summit. In recent years, his birthday, the President was rather active, reminds TASS. In 2014, for the first time in many years the head of state officially took the day off to spend the day “away from civilization” in the Siberian taiga.
In 2016 Vladimir Putin also celebrated away from the public – family and friends. No public events the President was not there.
In 2015 Putin on his birthday, took part in a gala match Night hockey League in Sochi. Speaking for the team, “NHL Stars”, the President has thrown in gate of rivals seven goals. In the end, “NHL Stars” won the NHL with the score 15:10.
In 2014, the President for the first time in 16 years took a birthday day off and went into the forest.
And in 2013 it was celebrated in Bali, which hosted the APEC summit. When Putin came this morning in a conference hall, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono picked up a guitar and began to sing Happy Birthday to You. Then, on his own account, Putin drank vodka with the Chinese, and brought home a bottle of sake, donated by the Japanese.
In 2012, when Putin turned 60 years old, he “chamber” celebrated the anniversary in his native Saint Petersburg in the circle of family and friends. Working meetings of the head of state was not.
In 2011, Putin, then Prime Ministers of Russia, worked in Moscow , he had a series of meetings and business events, in particular, he held a meeting on the military-industrial complex of Russia. It was his fifth “Premier” birthday.
In 2010, Putin was also in his homeland – in Saint-Petersburg and traditionally spent this day in business. His press Secretary said that “a day full of work, and only in the evening Vladimir Putin will gather around the table with family and friends.” Then Putin met with representatives of local unions and held a meeting on the issue “On implementation of the development programs of leading universities”.
In 2009 Putin has held a meeting with President Dmitry Medvedev, discussing the socio-economic situation in the country, and then – from Russian writers in the State Pushkin Museum in Moscow, where, in particular, discussed the possibility of pardoning ex-Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
In 2008, the birthday Putin held a working visit in St. Petersburg, where he participated in the presentation of the film “let’s Learn judo with Vladimir Putin” and attended the 77th session of the General Assembly of Interpol. In addition, he has held meeting on questions of development of domestic cinematography and visited the new complex of protective structures of the city.
In 2007, Vladimir Putin modestly celebrated at the solemn meeting in the Catherine hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, inviting to the permanent members of the Security Council, military leadership, officers and members of the families of soldiers killed in the line of duty.
In 2006, 7 October, the President celebrated his l54 anniversary in his native St. Petersburg. In the evening at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, he met with Governor of St. Petersburg Valentina Matvienko.
In 2005, Putin also met the birthday in St. Petersburg surrounded by colleagues from the former Soviet Union – the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan. They gathered for a summit of the Organization “Central Asian cooperation”(OCAC) and it was on that day abolished this structure, having agreed to focus on cooperation in the EurAsEC. On the same day, Putin held talks with Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder.
In 2004, the head of state remained in the suburban residence Novo-Ogaryovo, where he took the President and Prime Minister of Ukraine, Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yanukovych. At the informal meeting discussed the cooperation between Russia and Ukraine.
In 2003 the Russian President his 51st birthday, met in St. Petersburg, where he had a meeting with the Governor Valentina Matvienko, and then the helicopter flew on the Neva embankment, where I changed on a pleasure ship, where he waited for old St. Petersburg friends.
In 2002 its 50th anniversary, Putin said at the CIS summit in Chisinau. There he received the most congratulations. And then he went to Moscow and gave a dinner for members of the government of the Russian Federation, the Federal Assembly, the highest judicial authorities, prosecutors, law enforcement agencies and top military commanders.
In 2001, Putin celebrated his birthday in a family circle with his wife Lyudmila and their two daughters, Mary and Catherine.
In 2000, he celebrated his birthday in St. Petersburg, the city where he was born and raised. The day Putin met with world Bank President James Wolfensohn, and in the evening visited the Mariinsky theatre.