Vladimir Putin worked for the STASI, ID card reveals

Mail Online | 12/11/2018 | Charlie Moore For Mailonline
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Vladimir Putin worked for the East German secret police, it was revealed today.

The Russian President was a KGB agent in Dresden, East Germany in the late 1980s.

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He was also given an identity card by the KGB's east German partner agency, the Stasi, in 1985 when he was 33.

The ID would have allowed Putin to enter and leave Stasi offices unhindered, meaning he could recruit agents without needing to say he worked for the KGB.

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German newspaper Bild today printed a photo of the card issued to Major Vladimir Putin. It was signed and validated with stamps every quarter until the end of 1989.

The document was found in the Dresden Stasi office's files on 'cadres and education.'

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Konrad Felber, who heads the Dresden branch of the authority overseeing the Stasi archives, told Bild: 'It was hitherto completely unknown that Putin, who worked until 1990 as a KGB agent in Dresden, also had a Stasi passport because he's not listed in...
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