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The Putin Interviews 

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations.
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Granted unprecedented access to both Putin's professional and personal worlds, Oscar®-winning writer and director Oliver Stone (Platoon, JFK) with the help of his longtime documentary producer Fernando Sulichin, interviewed the Russian leader more than a dozen times over the course of two years, most recently in February following the U.S. presidential elections. Since first becoming the president of Russia in 2000, Putin has never before spoken at such length or in such detail to a Western interviewer, leaving no topic off limits. In scope and depth, THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS recalls The Nixon Interviews, the series of conversations between David Frost and Richard Nixon that aired in the spring of 1977, 40 years ago. Written by jan_kalina

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English | Russian

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12 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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Conversations avec monsieur Poutine See more »

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Moscow, Russia See more »

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Oliver Stone interviewed Russian president Vladimir Putin over a span of two years in different locations in Russia: the Kremlin, Sochi and Putin's official residence in Moscow. See more »

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Vladimir Putin: Have you ever bean beaten?
Oliver Stone: [to the interpreter] Beaten?
Himself - Interpreter: Beaten.
Oliver Stone: Oh, yes!
Vladimir Putin: So, it's not going to be something new, because you are going to suffer for what you are doing.
Oliver Stone: Oh, sure, I know, but it is worth it. If one is pleased with one's conscience...
Vladimir Putin: Thank you.
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Very well done.
15 June 2017 | by Mike FSee all my reviews

This documentary is very well-done and shows a side of Putin and Russia that is rarely seen by people here in the US. The mainstream media and most people here in America have a strong negative association to Russia, often times without actually even knowing very much about Russian history. It's refreshing to see someone taking the time to try to understand rather than simply condemn Putin and the Russian people. Highly recommend It.


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