Positively Fantastic Photos of Putin

Think what you may of his tenure, or his questionable election-rigging practices, Russian President Vladimir Putin is a pretty big character on the global stage.

This is no more so apparent than when viewing the impressive collection of photos he has taken throughout his years as President of Russia (2000-2008), Prime Minister (2008-2012), and President, again (present).

Funny or Die has produced the quintessential “50 Pictures of Vladimir Putin Looking Like a Complete Badass“. My personal favorite: