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Vladimir (Влади́мир in Russian, Владимир in Serbian), also Volodimir or Volodimer (in Old Russian), Volodymyr (Володимир in Ukrainian), is an ancient Slavic name, most commonly associated with Ukraine and Russia. The name originates from two words: "voloditi" = to rule and "mir" = world or peace.
- Vladimir — a city in Russia.
- Volodymyr-Volyns'kyi — a city in Ukraine.
- Vladimir Oblast — an administrative district.
- Vladimir-Suzdal' — a medieval country.
- Vladimir I, Prince of Kiev (also Volodymyr the Great, Prince of Kyiv) — a medieval ruler of Kievan Rus', canonized as Saint Vladimir
- Vladimir of Bulgaria — King of Bulgaria, 889 to 893
- Vladimir Monomakh (also Volodymyr Monomakh) — a medieval ruler of Kievan Rus'
- Vladimir Lenin (real name Vladimir Ulyanov) — Russian revolutionary and founder of the USSR
- Vladimir Nabokov — Russian writer and lepidopterist most famous for the novel Lolita
- Vladimir Putin — current president of the Russian Federation
- Vladimir "Albert" (also known as "Didi") — a character in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot
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