Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who is the current president of Russia. He was born on 7 October 1952 in Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R (now St. Petersburg, Russia).
He is the youngest of three children. His father was Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and his mother was Maria Ivanovna Putina. Vladimir Putin’s grandfather named Spiridon Putin was a personal cook to Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin.
His mother was a factory worker and his father was a conscript in the Soviet Navy. He served in the submarine fleet in the early 1930s.
His father also served in the destruction battalion of the NKVD in early World War II. Later, he was transferred to the regular army and in 1942, was severely wounded.
Putin served around 15 years as a foreign intelligence officer for the KGB (Committee for State Security), remembering six years for Dresden, East Germany.
He resigned from the active KGB administration in 1990 with the position of lieutenant colonel and got back to Russia to turn into a defender of Leningrad State University and had liability regarding the organization’s outside relations.
He then, at that point, turned into a guide to Sobchak, the primary fairly chosen city hall leader of St. Petersburg. He acquired the certainty of Sobchak and is known for his capacities to finish things.
He had ascended to the post of first representative city chairman in 1994. He then, at that point, moved to Moscow in 1996 and joined the office staff as a delegate to Pavel Borodin, the Kremlin’s main director.
Does Russian President Vladimir Putin Have A Wife?
Vladimir Putin’s love affairs have for quite some time been a secret with the Russian president apparently disdaining any interruption into his private life
He doesn’t talk about his own issues and two of his little girls have been kept from the spotlight and are seldom spoken about.
Putin is additionally plainly not excited about anybody attempting to dig into his life away from the Kremlin. Putin’s current relationship status is a bit of a mystery after separating from his wife of 30 years. However, he has previously admitted he had a “habit of leading a bachelor’s life” until he met former air hostess Lyudmila Putina.
They reportedly met in their home city of Leningrad, now St Petersburg, when a mutual friend invited Putin to see a play along with several girlfriends.
In June 2013 they announced they were separating just weeks before their 30th wedding anniversary.