Shunned History | Hidden Facts from Putin's Biography | Season 2, Episode 2 | The Gaze
"Shunned History" is all about digging into the hidden corners of political history around the globe. Ever been curious about why certain events went down the way they did? Who had a stake in the game? And what unfolded afterward? Well, tune in and get ready to uncover the truth!
In today's episode, our host David Walker will tell us about Putin. On October 7th, sad dictator celebrates his birthday. He has been in power for a staggering 23 years. An entire generation of Russians has been born and raised without even considering the possibility of someone else leading their country. The tremendous propaganda machine of Russia tirelessly fuels this delusion.
One might think that his life is an open book, thoroughly examined over the years. However, that is not the case. During decades of authoritarian rule, many inconvenient facts from Putin's life have been concealed , and his official biography has been rewritten multiple times. Eventually, it became nearly shrouded in secrecy. Discussing or even mentioning this in Russia is off-limits.
Today, we will acquaint you with intriguing and, therefore thoroughly hidden facts from Putin's biography.