BBC NEWS | Business | Putin 'earns more than Medvedev'Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin earns 11% more than President Dmitry Medvedev, statements released as part of an anti-corruption drive show.
Mr Putin earned 4.6m roubles ($137,000; £93,000) in 2008. His assets included a large plot of land and a share in a garage "equivalent to a car space".
Mr Medvedev meanwhile took home 4.14m roubles and co-owns a Moscow apartment of almost 400 sq m (4,300 sq ft).
Senior officials have been forced to disclose their income since December.
But the new legislation does not force Russian bureaucrats to disclose the income of any grown-up children or relatives. No agency has been tasked with establishing whether the declarations are true.
Can you believe the balls on this guy? No wonder Russia is helping the Iranians on there nucleur ambitions. They have one thing in common; both there government have an Ayatollah pulling the strings behind the scenes.