13 Interesting facts about Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born on October 7, 1952, in Leningrad, Russia (now St. Petersburg). Vladimir and Maria Putin were his parents.
Putin is his parents' third child, although he is the only one who has survived.
He grew raised in a low-income family.
He was far from a model student.
He is said to have set Judo records.
Putin studied law at Leningrad State University and graduated in 1975.
He is a huge Beatles fan.
He has twice been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
He speaks German and English fluently and worked as an intelligence officer for the KGB for numerous years.
He offered assistance to the United States during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
He was elected Russian President in 2000 and re-elected in 2004. He was forced to resign as President of Russia in 2008, but he was re-elected in 2012 for a third term.
He is an animal rights activist.
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