Unreported World

Russia's Radical Chic

Episode 7 Russia's Radical Chic

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Summary

Reporter Marcel Theroux and director David Fuller meet Ksenia Sobchak, socialite and former host of the Russian equivalent of Big Brother. She has now left TV stardom behind to become a prominent opposition figure to the country's leader Vladimir Putin, despite the president also being a close family friend. This programme reveals how far she is risking her livelihood and privileged lifestyle to confront the strongman of the Kremlin.
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