Vladimir Putin 1952, was born in Leningrad, U.S.S.R, and today is called St. Peterburg, Russia. He spent about 15 years with the KGB. Presently, he is the president of Russia and is the second longest currently serving European president, second only to Alexander Lukashenko. The Russian President was also the Prime Minister from 1999 until 2000, and then from 2008 until 2012. Look over Vladimir Putin’s childhood as well as his education, family life, and political career, his distinctions, and awards.
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Vladimir Putin mother worked in a factory as was his father, a soldier for the Soviet Navy. He was a member of the submarine fleet from the 1930s in the beginning. His father was also a member of the destruction battalion of NKVD at the beginning of World War II. Later, he was assigned back to regular service, and in 1942, he was seriously injured.
The birth of his son was on the 7th of October 1952, in Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R. (now St. Petersburg, Russia). He is the third youngest among three siblings. He was the son of Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and his mother was Maria Ivanovna Putina. Vladimir Putin’s grandpa Spiridon Putin served as a private chef to Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin.
He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, on the 7th of October 1952. He was raised by their family members in a commune living space and attended a local high school and grammar school in which he discovered a passion for sports.
After finishing his studies at Leningrad State University with a law degree in 1975, Putin began his career with the KGB as an intelligence officer. Based primarily on the border of East Germany, he held the position until 1990, after which he was discharged as a lieutenant colonel.
He worked for about 15 years as an international intelligence officer in the KGB (Committee for State Security) which included six years working in Dresden, East Germany. Vladimir Putin retired from operational KGB service in the year 1990, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He then went back to Russia to be the guardian for Leningrad State University and had responsibility for the university’s international relations.
Then he became an advisor to Sobchak who was the first elected by democratic means to be the mayor of St. Petersburg. He was able to gain the trust of the city’s mayor, Sobchak, and is renowned for his ability to complete tasks.
Awards & Honors
|Kazakhstan||Nursultan Nazarbayev awards Order of Yelbasy||28 May 2019|
|China||Order of Friendship||8 June 2018|
|Kyrgyzstan||Order of Manas||22 November 2017|
|Turkmenistan||Order “For contribution to the development of cooperation”||3 October 2017|
|Serbia||Order of the Republic of Serbia||16 October 2014|
|Cuba||Order of José Martí||11 July 2014|
|Monaco||Order of Saint-Charles||4 October 2013|
|Venezuela||Order of the Liberator||2 April 2010|
|UAE||Order of Zayed||10 September 2007|
|Saudi Arabia||Order of Abdulaziz al Saud||12 February 2007|
|Tajikistan||Order of Ismoili Somoni||2007|
|France||Légion donner||22 September 2006|
|Kazakhstan||Order of the Golden Eagle||2004|
|Vietnam||Order of Ho Chi Minh||7 March 2001|
Other Awards are as Follows
|Order of Sheikh ul-Islam||2006|
|Order of Saint Sava||24 March 2011|
|Confucius Peace Prize||15 November 2011|
|Angel of Peace Medal||2015|
|Time: Person of the Year||2007|
|Expert: Person of the Year (A Russian business-oriented weekly magazine named Putin as its Person of the Year).||December 2007|
|Vladimir Putin Avenue (The capital of Russia’s Republic of Chechnya, the central street of Grozny was renamed from Victory Avenue to Vladimir Putin Avenue).||5 October 2008|
|Vladimir Putin Peak (The parliament of Kyrgyzstan named a peak in Tian Shan mountains Vladimir Putin Peak).||February 2011|
He (born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer. He has been the President of Russia since 2012. He was president between 2000 and 2008.
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He was able to survive not 10 plots to kill the man. Not even one hundred. He was averaging 638! In the 1960s the CIA attempted to eliminate Castro Cuban revolutionary and dictator through every method imaginable including poisonous cigars exploding seashells and even a female Fatale, Castro’s love Marita Lorenz.
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|Body Measurements||Not Yet Update|
|Birth Place||Leningrad Russian SFSR Soviet Union|
|Children||Daughters: Maria Putin, Yekaterina Putin|
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Height In CM||168 CM|
|Height In Meter||1.68 M|
|Parents||Father: Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin
Mother: Maria Ivanovna Putina
|Siblings||Brothers: Albert Putin, Viktor Putin|
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