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Back In The GDR: How 1989 Impacted Vladimir Putin


Back In The GDR: How 1989 Impacted Vladimir Putin
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Thirty years ago this November, a young KGB officer, Vladimir Putin, witnessed firsthand the mass demonstrations that helped end East Germany's authoritarian system of government. To find out how 1989, central and eastern Europe's year of revolutions, impacted the future Russian president's perceptions of protests and power, Current Time traveled to Dresden, the eastern German city where Putin worked from 1985 until 1990.

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