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?”

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