Vladimir Putin: biography of the future President
Even at the end of the last century, few people in Russia knewname Putin. His biography was unknown, it was a person of a narrow circle, about which only a limited number of close people could tell at least some information. Unsurprisingly, in his life at that time, fundamental changes took place, which subsequently reflected on the country as a whole.
Childhood and youth
The most part of life is connected with LeningradVladimir Putin. Here he was born in 1952. His brother, who was older, died at an early age in a blockade. Volodya grew up as a sports boy. He was very fond of some martial arts (especially sambo and judo), his passion for which he has not lost even today. It always helped to stay in good physical shape.
At first Putin graduated from the Faculty of Law of Leningrad State Universityin 1975. About years spent there, little is known. He himself said that he was not a very good student, he liked to drink beer with friends. Then he was sent to military service, where he graduated from the KGB High School. The continuation of his studies is connected with the Red Banner Institute, in which Vladimir Putin graduated. Biography further developed according to the following scenario.
The most mysterious landmark in Putin's life. He was on a business trip to the GDR from 1985 to 1990. It is clear that this was due to the reconnaissance activities of the future president, therefore the materials are hidden.
The beginning of the political career in 1991 is connectedagain with his native city. Vladimir Putin was appointed head of the Committee on External Relations of St. Petersburg. The biography developed in such a way that he still had the opportunity to work as deputy chairman of the government of the northern capital.
1996 was a turning point in the life of the futurePresident. He moved to the capital, where a new biography of Putin began to take shape. In short, this period can be designated as rapid career growth. For a while he was deputy manager of the President's affairs, then in 1998 he began to work again in his department, which was now called the FSB. A little later, a year later, Putin becomes the Prime Minister immediately.
On December 31, Yeltsin announced his resignation. According to the law, the acting chairman of the government, that is, Putin, is acting. Then, in March 2000, he became the President of Russia in a popular vote. We will not give comments and assessments to what Putin has done for the country. Biography is important for us now. At the post he was two terms, that is 8 years. Then 4 years he worked at the already familiar post of the Chairman of the Government.
The current Constitution prohibitsPresident only more than 2 terms in a row. Therefore, in 2012, Putin again goes to the polls and wins. The presidential term is increased to 6 years, so until 2018 Putin will remain in office. Biography has developed so that he decided to divorce his wife Lyudmila, which was officially announced in the media.
He was married and divorced publicly on the air of one of the federal TV channels, as already mentioned. Has two children, whose name is Catherine and Maria.