Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has a total of USD 179,612 in the bank, Russia's Central Electoral Commission has said. Putin has earned just over half a million dollars in the past four years, it said.

The Prime Minister's financial details were made public as part of his bid to win a third stint in the Kremlin in elections due for March 2012.

Putin's reported income for the last four years was USD 557,744, taking into account his salary, interest from bank deposits and shares, a daily reported.

His assets include a share in a public garage, a Moscow apartment of 153 square metres, an apartment in St. Petersburg of 77 square metres and a 1,500-square metre plot of land.

Putin's wife Lyudmila holds USD 261,541 in her four accounts. Her revenue for the last four years amounted to USD 46,258.