The Anonymous Widower

Does President Putin Speak English?

I’ve wondered this for a few months and this article on Newsweek, which is entitled Does Putin Speak English? After Trump Meeting, The Kremlin Weighs in.

This is the first paragraph.

Russian President Vladimir Putin may have been praising Donald Trump’s listening skills last week but on Monday, his own abilities as a good speaker were receiving plaudits. Putin’s English, seldom heard by western audiences, is good enough to correct his translators, according to the man hired to speak on Putin’s behalf.

I think we can take the answer as yes!

April 15, 2018 - Posted by | World | , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Putin was a Colonel in the KGB. Their day to day language was English, so that anything accidentally intercepted would not be attributed to them. Of course Putin is fluent in English.

    Comment by Mark Clayton | April 15, 2018 | Reply


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