Vladimir Putin was born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. His parents Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and Maria Ivanovna Putina, and her two older brothers, were a very humble family.
My son will become someone important and we will get ahead
He studied at the School No. 193. He entered the Faculty of Law of the Leningrad State University with honors in 1975. He was recruited by the KGB and officially continued until he began working with Sobchak.
I am proud to serve my country.
Putin soon gained Sobchak's confidence and came to power on May 7, 2000. He served four terms as president of Russia. He is a lawyer, politician and agent of the KGB.
I've been ruling for 16 years, people love me
About his private life is not known much, his ex wife Liudmila Pútina and his daughters María Pútina and Yekaterina Pútina are totally protected. It is known that Putin loves animals and is an expert in judo, is fully prepared to be president of a great country.
I will always protect my family
While the Western press often criticizes Putin, the opinion of Russian citizens is very different. In May 2014, his approval level rose again to 87%, according to the survey data published on August 6, 2014 by the same Levada Center.
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Putin was elected the 2007 Character of the Year for his strong leadership in taking a country in the midst of chaos and bringing it to stability. He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his initiatives to develop energy sources based on nanotechnology, and in 2011 he was awarded the Confucius Peace Prize for his "peaceful position".