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    Putin Biographies

    Anyone read a good and recent one?

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    Re: Putin Biographies

    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    Anyone read a good and recent one?
    In English or Russian? The only one I've read is the one that's a collection of interviews with him. Not a true biography, per se, but it's marketed as such. It's called "First Person" in English, but it's based on the original Russian, I think, which is a different title.
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    I looking for one in English.

    If I was looking for a Google search, I would have done it myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    I looking for one in English.

    If I was looking for a Google search, I would have done it myself.
    Try these, maybe?



    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/041529 ... oding=UTF8

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/158648 ... oding=UTF8

    Surprisingly, on Amazon, there are as many books for kids on Putin as actual biographies (not political analyses)!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    I looking for one in English.

    If I was looking for a Google search, I would have done it myself.
    Hey we can do a Yahoo seach also, if you like!!!
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    Hey we can do a Yahoo seach also, if you like!!!
    Nah, it would be too much trouble.

    The Sakwa book has decent reviews. I would want to get a good analysis of his career before I tackled a book of personal interviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    Hey we can do a Yahoo seach also, if you like!!!
    Nah, it would be too much trouble.

    The Sakwa book has decent reviews. I would want to get a good analysis of his career before I tackled a book of personal interviews.
    Well there are several other books that are "analyses of his career," but they're more of political analyses than personal ones. The interviews are pretty interesting, and it's a quick read, so you still may reconsider.
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    You make a good sell. Whatever I buy, I'll pick up Putin's book as well.

    I'm very interested in how he moved up through the ranks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    You make a good sell. Whatever I buy, I'll pick up Putin's book as well.

    I'm very interested in how he moved up through the ranks.
    I'll give you the short version. In three words: good connections, sheer luck, and magic! Putin's hat holds mysterious powers, rabbits, and scantily-clad women.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barmaley
    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    You make a good sell. Whatever I buy, I'll pick up Putin's book as well.

    I'm very interested in how he moved up through the ranks.
    I'll give you the short version. In three words: good connections, sheer luck, and magic! Putin's hat holds mysterious powers, rabbits, and scantily-clad women.
    Is his hair in his hat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    Quote Originally Posted by Barmaley
    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    You make a good sell. Whatever I buy, I'll pick up Putin's book as well.

    I'm very interested in how he moved up through the ranks.
    I'll give you the short version. In three words: good connections, sheer luck, and magic! Putin's hat holds mysterious powers, rabbits, and scantily-clad women.
    Is his hair in his hat?
    Duh. That's what is covering those nearly-naked women!
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    Not biographies, but they may interest you.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/184343 ... oding=UTF8

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/074326 ... oding=UTF8

    I found both to be great reads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    You make a good sell. Whatever I buy, I'll pick up Putin's book as well.

    I'm very interested in how he moved up through the ranks.
    Berezovski help him

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri
    Quote Originally Posted by Woland
    You make a good sell. Whatever I buy, I'll pick up Putin's book as well.

    I'm very interested in how he moved up through the ranks.
    Berezovski help him
    I'm pretty sure that Berezovki doesn't "help him" now. Maybe he helped him.
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