Putin prefers listening to AudioBooks.
Former Russian president Vladimir Putin has admitted at press conference, that he listens
to Audiobooks, particulary "Lectures of Russian History" by Vasily Kljuchevsky.
One of the most known Russian historians, the son of the priest, Kljuchevsky is
famous for the works on ancient Russian saints.
The historian works, useful for the Russian president's government activity, the
book "The Seigniorial Duma of Ancient Russia", written in 1882, and economic work
"Russian rouble of XVI-XVIII centuries in relation to the present", dated 1884.
As well as his well-known reader, Kljuchevsky had actively participated in affairs
of the Russian state: in 1905 he was a part of the commission on development of
the new Censorship lows and in meetings on development of State Duma bill...
"Audio is a very good form of the literature. It allows listening to audio recording
in the car during commute or in other professional work spaces."
Press conference of the president of the Russian Federation for the Russian and
Moscow, Kremlin, Round Hall January 31, 2006.