Putin: The New Tsar

Putin: The New Tsar


The story of Vladimir Putin's extraordinary rise to power - from a lowly KGB colonel to Boris Yeltsin's right-hand man and ultimately his successor as Russian President. The documentary contains revelations from former confidante Sergei Pugachev who helped Putin to power, before falling from favour. Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov recounts his failed attempt to stand against him, and oligarch Mikhail Khordokovsky - who was jailed and stripped of his wealth - speaks of the consequences of experiencing the wrath of Putin. Other contributors include veteran politicians Jack Straw and William Hague.

Cast & Crew

Contributor Sergei Pugachev
Contributor Garry Kasparov
Contributor Mikhail Khordokovsky
Contributor Jack Straw
Contributor William Hague
Director Patrick Forbes
Executive Producer Nick Kent
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