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Putin knocks Obama off "Most Powerful" list
The President of Russia has knocked off the President of the United States for the top spot on Forbes' Most Powerful People rankings.
Vladimir Putin has topped the list for 2013. President Barack Obama has fallen to number two, with Xi Jinping, China's General Secretary, Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rounding out the top five.
Below is the rest of the top 10:
6) Bill Gates; Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
7) Ben Bernanke; Chairman, Federal Reserve
8) Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud; King of Saudi Arabia
9) Mario Draghi; President of the European Central Bank
Forbes' list is their interpretation of the individuals holding the most influence, and financial resources, in the world.