Vladimir Putin Biography: He was born in 1952 in Leningrad, U.S.S.R, and now is known asSt. Peterburg, Russia. He served around 15 times in the KGB. Presently, he’s the President of Russia and is the alternate-longest current serving European chairman after Alexander Lukashenko. He was also the Prime Minister from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Take a look at Vladimir Putin’s early life, education, family, political career, awards & honours,etc.