Apr 23, 2015

Vintage Photos Of A Young Vladimir Putin (15 pics)


By on Thursday, April 23, 2015

Today Vladimir Putin is one of the most powerful men on the planet but it wasn't always that way. At one point he was just a young man trying to make his way in the world.

A class photo of Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, then called Leningrad, circa 1960.
A class photo with Vladimir Putin, (first row, third from right), circa 1964-65.
Vladimir Putin in 1970.

Vladimir Putin dances with his classmate, Elena, during a party in St. Petersburg, then called Leningrad, in 1970.
A young Vladimir Putin during judo training with fellow pupil Vassily Shestakov in St. Petersburg, then known as Leningrad, in 1971.

Vladimir Putin with his then-wife Lyudmila and daughter, Masha, in 1985.

Vladimir Putin with his parents, Maria and Vladimir, just before his departure to Germany, in 1985.

Vladimir Putin, then-Deputy Mayor in St. Petersburg, with then-Mayor Anatoly Sobchak in 1994.









1 comments:

  1. I think the aerial shot of the flamingoes is fake! Otherwise interesting.

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