The rumor circulating around the corridors of power — from Washington, D.
C., to Europe and Asia — is that Vladimir Putin and Wendi Deng, Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife, are dating.
Putin’s steady rise through Russia’s bureaucracy — not to mention the growing amount of attention he drew — discomforted Putina.
By way of comparison: Michelle Obama’s page has 4,427 words. And even Valerie Trierweiler, who until recently was the partner of French President Francois Hollande, has 564 words. “Our marriage is over due to the fact that we barely see each other,” Putina, draped in a white shawl, last June when she and Vladimir Putin first announced their separation, finalized on Wednesday. Our children have grown up, each of them is living her own life….
The hot new couple in international gossip circles doesn’t include a Bieber or a Kardashian, but a Putin.
Yes, we’re talking Vladimir Putin, the controversial, icy-eyed president of Russia.
The Kremlin has totalitarian control over state media, so there has perhaps been less scrutiny.
I truly don’t like publicity.” She added: “Flying is difficult for me.” It hasn’t always been that way.