A Personal Photolog: Vladimir Putin from Childhood to Today

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Born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, which used to be part of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a powerful political figure. He is currently the president of Russia, the position that he also held from 2000 to 2008. Before serving as president, he was Prime Minister twice – from 1999 to 2000, and from 2008 to 2012. Putin studied law at the Saint Petersburg State University where he graduated in 1975.
 
Throughout his political career, Putin created many catch-phrases or expressions that journalists and other people call “Putinisms.” He used these phrases during conferences in and out of Russia. Also, people know Putin as a politician who usually uses sharp words, with Russian jokes and even sayings from his country. In this post, know more about Putin through his photos from his childhood years up to his tenure in the world of politics.