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Putin's early days

Putin's early days

At age 43 Putin was an ex-KGB employee, with no career prospects. 4 years later he was the ruler of Russia. He had humble beginnings:

  • He grew up in Leningrad, now Saint Petersburg, in a poor family living in one room in a shared apartment.
  • He was a poor student, bullied by his school for his short stature. He takes on judo to get disciplined & fight back.
  • Inspired by spy movies he enrols to the local university where he studies law.
  • After graduation he is admitted to the KGB, but spends 9 years on boring desk jobs.
  • He is finally detached to Germany where he experiences the fall of USSR.

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