Putin, Russia, and the West is a controversial documentary series centered on one of the most notorious world leaders, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin is both admired and feared by his inner circle and despite the larger-than-life presence of the Russian President, very little is known about his personal life.
Putin, Russia, and the West feature a two-part installment, the first one shown in January 2012 and the second on February 2012. The series features the tumultuous relationship between Putin’s Russia and the West. Produced by Norma Percy, the documentary uncovers what went on Russia in the last decade, revealing tales of espionage between the UK and Russia, eye opening interviews from some of the key officials in the US government the likes of Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, Robert Gates as well as Obama’s Russian adviser Michael McFaul, David Milliband, and Gerhard Schröder.