Vladimir Putin is the president of Russia. Who is this leader?
- When someone is brought into the spotlight this person is getting a great deal of attention.
- If you call someone a controversial figure, you mean that this person is someone people argue or disagree about a lot.
- wealthy – very rich
- If one country or person dominates another, they have power over them.
- If you feel humiliated by something you feel ashamed or stupid because of it.
- The aggressor in a fight or battle is the person, group, or country that starts it.
- When you justify something you show or tell why it is necessary or reasonable.
- How long has Putin been in charge of Russia?
a For 20 years.
b For more than 20 years.
c For 22 years.
d For almost 30 years.
- Put the following events in Putin’s life in the correct order.
a Collapse of the Soviet Union.
b Invasion of Ukraine.
c Many fights as a kid.
d Took up judo.
e Worked as a spy for the Soviet Union.
- How does Putin justify the invastion of Ukraine?
a He says he had to take a huge step as a leader.
b He says people in Russia want him to do so.
c He says that people need to see how powerful he is.
d He says the country is actually part of Russia.
WK 13 2021-2022 Luisteren – Who is Putin – antwoorden