I realised that I also needed to study well,” Vladimir Putin says.
In 1970, Vladimir Putin became a student of law department at Leningrad State University, earning his degree in 1975.
“I come from an ordinary family, and this is how I lived for a long time, nearly my whole life.
I lived as an average, normal person and I have always maintained that connection,” Mr Putin recalls.
Vladimir Putin’s mother, Maria Shelomova, was a very kind, benevolent person.
“We lived simply - cabbage soup, cutlets, pancakes, but on Sundays and holidays my Mom would bake very delicious stuffed buns [pirozhki] with cabbage, meat and rice, and curd tarts [vatrushki],” Mr Putin says.
Vladimir Putin recalls, “It was a building with a well-like yard. It wasn’t really much, but it seemed like an ultimate dream to them.” In 1960-1968, Vladimir Putin attended Primary School No. From first and eighth grade, Vladimir Putin studied at School No. As he recalls, he was a troublemaker, not a Pioneer.
It was in Pominovo that my father met my mother, and they got married at the age of 17.” After the war, the Putin family moved into a room in a communal apartment [kommunalka], in a typical St Petersburg dwelling house on Baskov Lane. Before the war [World War II], my parents occupied half of the house in Peterhof and were very proud of the living standards they had achieved then. 281, a chemistry-focused magnet school under the aegis of a technology institute, completing his studies there in 1970.“We had a class of 100 people, and only 10 of them entered immediately after high school, the rest had already completed military service.So for us, the high-school graduates, only one out of 40 was admitted.A source told the magazine the lovebirds first met at a party.“He’s really into her.” Known for his mouse-face on-stage costume, Deadmau5 has become one of the most recognizable names in EDM music and he performed live at this year’s Grammy Awards.…His father, Vladimir Putin, participated in the war.In the 1950s, he worked as a security guard and later as a foreman at the carriage works. When World War I began, life in St Petersburg became hard, people were starving, so the entire family moved to Pominovo, a village in the Tver Region my grandmother came from.“It became clear that street smarts were not enough, so I began doing sports.But even that was not enough for maintaining my status, so to speak, for very long.It did not help much, but Vladimir Putin himself radically changed his attitude toward his studies when he was in the sixth grade. I was asserting myself through sports, achieving something. No doubt, this had an enormous effect.” In the sixth grade, Vladimir Putin decided that he needed to achieve something in life, so he began getting good grades, which came easily to him.He was allowed to join the Young Pioneers organisation, and almost immediately became the head of a Pioneer detachment in his class.