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In 1970, Vladimir Putin became a student of law department at Leningrad State University, earning his degree in 1975.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Mr Putin studied at KGB School No. Even before I finished high school, I wanted to work in intelligence.
Granted, soon after, I decided I wanted to be a sailor, but then I wanted to do intelligence again. Vladimir Putin Even before he finished school, Vladimir Putin wanted to work in intelligence.
Vladimir Putin’s mother, Maria Shelomova, was a very kind, benevolent person.“My perception of the KGB was based on the idealistic stories I heard about intelligence.” He was first appointed to the Directorate secretariat, then the counterintelligence division, where he worked for about five months.Half a year later, he was sent to operations personnel retraining courses.In 1970, Vladimir Putin was admitted to law department at Leningrad State University.“We had a class of 100 people, and only 10 of them entered immediately after high school, the rest had already completed military service.Mr Putin spent another six months working in the counterintelligence division.That was when he drew attention from foreign intelligence officers.“Fairly quickly, I left for special training in Moscow, where I spent a year.Then I returned again to Leningrad, worked there in the First Main Directorate – the intelligence service.She met with his father asking him to influence his son.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.