Incidentally, my relatives still vacation in the house where my grandparents lived.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.
There, he was told that first, he would have to either serve in the army or complete college, preferably with a degree in law.
His mother did not approve of his decision to do judo.
“Every time I went to a practice session, she would grumble, ‘He’s off to his fights again.’” Things changed after Vladimir Putin’s coach visited his home and told his parents about what he did and what he achieved; the family’s attitude toward this sport changed.
“And from that moment, I began preparing myself to enter the law department at Leningrad State University,” Mr Putin notes.
In 1970, Vladimir Putin was admitted to law department at Leningrad State University.