Vladimir Putin just hates fracking—at least, he hates it when other countries do it.
Even Vladimir Putin, the president, said “obviously they are not pirates” but he insisted that they must be held to account.
Vladimir Putin announced that he will run for president again in Russia's elections next year.
Now, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics have put Vladimir Putin at the center of the global stage.
None of that has convinced President Vladimir Putin to reverse course in Ukraine or consider giving up Crimea.
Old Vladimir puffed away at his pipe as he stroked his beard; the warmth of the afternoon had made him lay aside his blue jacket.
Mr Vladimir bore the look of heavy inquiry with perfect serenity.
Mr Verloc, thinking of Mr Vladimir, did not hesitate in the choice of words.
Mr Vladimir walked on, and the “confounded policeman” fell into step at his elbow.
The prince was buried at Vladimir, and was borne to the grave surrounded by the tears and lamentations of his subjects.