Many saints have said that the saint on the day when you were born is particularly strong for you and is of course your patronal saint. I looked up Putin's birthday and it is Oct 7'th- feast day of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. So I have been placing Putin and the Russian people in the flame of love of Immaculate heart of Our lady of the Most Holy Rosary and praying for them. Our good Lord Jesus appeared to a bishop in Nigeria and handed him a sword which turned into a rosary and told him this was the weapon with which to defeat the Boko Haram. A Bishop in Nigeria, Boko Haram, and a Sword | The Divine Mercy The rosary is the weapon for these times.