Putin: The New Tsar

An incredible film documenting the rise of Vladimir Putin, detailing how a poor boy from a small apartment located in St. Petersburg managed to not only escape poverty but become one of the worlds most powerful leaders.

Putin, admired by Trump and feared by his rivals is now on the cusp of being reelected as president and The New Tsar sets out to reveal his journey to power, starting off as a low level KGB colonel to becoming Boris Yeltsin’s right-hand man and ultimately his successor.

Through a number of interviews with those who were at one point situated within Putin’s inner circle, we hear how the leader operates and how he ensures power for himself.  Chess master Gary Kasparov tells about 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.

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