Russian PresidentVladimir Putin heads the list of the most influential people of theAmerican magazine Foreign Policy.
At that, in fact,Russian President holds the second place in the rating, as thefirst place, according to the newspaper, is not occupied by anyone.The authors attribute this to the fact that "everyone is waitingfor someone else, who will be ready to shoulder the responsibilityfor the most difficult and dangerous challenges of the modernworld".
Third place wentto the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke. Next on thelist are German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President BarackObama.
Following Obamaare President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi, GeneralSecretary of the Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping. SupremeLeader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, andthe head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde arein eighth and ninth places in the ranking, and closes the top tenof the most influential people in the world Saudi monarch Abdullahbin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.
Earlier Forbesmagazine named U.S. President Barack Obama, German ChancellorAngela Merkel and Russian President Vladmir Putin's mostinfluential people in the world.