Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the prestigious award for his attempt to prevent
a US strike on Syria, reports
the UK's Independent
. The group responsible for the nomination is The International Academy of Spiritual Unity and Cooperation of Peoples of the World, or IASUCPW if one prefers, which is on the list of organizations given the OK to make such recommendations.A letter from the group read: "Being the leader of one of the leading nations of the world, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin makes efforts to maintain peace and tranquillity not only on the territory of his own country but also actively promotes settlement of all conflicts arising on the planet."