Putin's East German identity card found in Stasi archives – report

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Russian president’s photo and card discovered among Soviet-era personnel files in Dresden

Vladimir Putin’s old East German secret police identification card has reportedly been discovered in the Stasi archives.

The card for “Maj Vladimir Putin” was discovered among Soviet-era personnel files in Dresden, where Putin served as a KGB officer in the 1980s. It bore stamps and was validated through 1989, the German newspaper Bild reported, along with a photograph of the identification card.

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