“My breathing mom was among corpses”: Putin recalls his parents’ WWII ordeal

“My breathing mom was among corpses”: Putin recalls his parents’ WWII ordeal

Vladimir Putin has written a column (something he very rarely does), recalling the stories of his parents who survived the hardships of the Leningrad blockade, his dead brother and World War II with very personal details.

‘My dad was breathing via a reed in a swamp while the Nazis passed by, just a few steps away’

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