Russian President Vladimir Putin again topped Forbes magazine’s list of The World’s Most Powerful People in 2016 on Wednesday, while Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rose to 37th place from 41st last year.
Putin, 64, has been No. 1 for four years in a row now. He has exerted “his country’s influence in nearly every corner of the globe” and “continues to get what he wants,” the website of the major business magazine said.
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