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Facing Vladimir Putin S01E04
Told by those who know him best, this is the story of Vladimir Putin — one of the world’s most notorious leaders.
Vladimir Putin was born on October 7, 1952, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He rose from the ranks of the KGB to become the President of the Russian Federation. Since officially taking over as Acting President of the Russian Federation on December 31, 1999, and then being elected in March 2000, he has become one of the world’s most notorious leaders. Putin has been linked to political assassinations of opposition, bombings, and corruption, and is seen as having absolute authority in Russia.