Putin: A Russian Spy Story

A journey into the mind of one of the 21st century's most influential leaders, offering a portrait of a politician who modelled himself on the Russian James Bond and whose presidency reads like a spy thriller.

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    Season 1, Episode 1

    M A portrait of a politician who modelled himself on the Russian James Bond and whose presidency reads like a spy thriller.

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      M A portrait of a politician who modelled himself on the Russian James Bond and whose presidency reads like a spy thriller.

      M This second instalment finds Putin arriving in the Kremlin as an unknown president whom the Russian oligarchs hope to control, and charts how he gained a powerful stronghold over all affairs of state.

      M Series Final: Putin returns to power under a storm after a four-year absence, but his attempts to improve his popularity are hobbled by accusations of corruption.