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Vladimir Putin: Road to power

Vladimir Solovyov, political journalist

1963 – Born in Moscow
1986 – Graduates, Moscow State Institute of Steel and Alloys
1988 – PhD in economics, Institute of the World Economy and International Relations, Moscow
1989 – Research fellow, Institute of the World Economy and International Relations, Moscow
1990 – Economics lecturer, University of Alabama, U.S.
1991 – General director, Universal group of companies, Moscow
1997 – Anchor, morning show, Silver Rain FM, Moscow
2003 – Host, To The Barrier! talk show, NTV Channel, Moscow
Dozens of books have been published to answer the question "Who is Mr. Putin?". Leaving the post of president with rating over 70 percent, Vladimir Putin is still surrounded by mystery as well as charisma. What is the secret of Putin’s success as president? Russian TV journalist Vladimir Solovyov will be on Spotlight to tell us more.