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Vladimir Putin's First Tweet Shows Just How Much Has Changed In Two Years

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 21: Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses annual meeting with high-ranking officers of the Russia
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 21: Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses annual meeting with high-ranking officers of the Russian Interior Ministry on March 21, 2014 in Moscow, Russia. Putin signed a final decree on Friday, completed the legal process of making Crimea part of Russia. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)

Twitter celebrated its 8th birthday this week by allowing users to go back and find their very first tweet.

We think it's worth pointing out that Russian President Vladimir Putin's first tweet was a congratulatory pat on the back to President Obama:

Fast forward to less than two years later... oh, how times have changed.

(h/t: TODAY)

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