Friday July 10, 2020

Stone serves up a series of softballs to Russia with love

Politics: The Putin Interviews: Oliver Stone Interviews Vladimir Putin, By Oliver Stone, Hot Books, €15.50

23rd July, 2017
Vladimir Putin with Oliver Stone: the veteran filmmaker has been accused of giving the Russian leader an easy ride in his new documentary serie Pic: SHOWTIMES

Last month, Oliver Stone appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to promote his new documentary series about Vladimir Putin. The veteran film director looked extremely tense as his host accused him of giving Russia’s much-reviled leader an easy ride. “Was there anything negative that you found?” Colbert taunted him at one point. “Anything? Or does he have your dog in a cage someplace?”

Reading this book of...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

As a teenager, I loved my first experience working legally in the US. Trump’s abrupt decision to ban new visas will deprive many of our under-25s of a similar adventure

Nadine O’Regan | 1 week ago

The new reality means queues, lots of them, and it’s a test of character – so you’d better limber up

Nadine O’Regan | 3 weeks ago

The Co Tyrone teen is raising 37,930 tadpoles from a puddle in a field into froghood – and documenting it on the hottest social media platform of the pandemic

Emer McLysaght | 3 weeks ago