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Putin's Kiss (2011)

02/17/2012 (US) Documentary 1h 25m

What happens when your enemies become your friends?

Overview

Masha Drokova is a rising star in Russia's popular nationalistic youth movement, Nashi. A smart, ambitious teenager who – literally – embraced Vladimir Putin and his promise of a greater Russia, her dedication as an organizer is rewarded with a university scholarship, an apartment, and a job as a spokesperson. But her bright political future falters when she befriends a group of liberal journalists who are critical of the government, including blogger Oleg Kashin, who calls Nashi a "group of hooligans," and she's forced to confront the group's dirty – even violent – tactics.

  1. Lise Birk Pedersen

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Oleg Kashin

    Oleg Kashin

    Himself

  2. Masha Drokova

    Masha Drokova

    Herself

  3. Garry Kasparov

    Garry Kasparov

    Himself (archival footage)

  4. Dmitry Medvedev

    Dmitry Medvedev

    Himself (archival footage)

  5. Boris Nemtsov

    Boris Nemtsov

    Himself

  6. Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin

    Himself (archival footage)

  7. Ilya Yashin

    Ilya Yashin

    Himself

Full Cast & Crew

Putin's Kiss

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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