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Is This The Real Reason Putin & Xi Dislike The West?

When it comes to salary levels among world leaders, there is tremendous variation across the globe. Nobody earns as much as Singapore's prime minister, though. U.S. President Barack Obama earns $400,000 every year, quite a distance short of Lee Hsien Loong but still very high by international standards, while Angela Merkel follows with $234,400. Russian President Vladmir Putin's annual salary amounts to $136,000. That's still substantially more than Xi Jinping, China's leader, who earns just $22,000 every year.

 

So is this why Xi and Putin are pissed?

 

And of course, no one likes The Singaporean...

Source: Statista