Putin's Way

About the Show

FRONTLINE’s 2015 investigative documentary chronicles Vladimir Putin’s remarkable ascent from unemployed spy to modern-day czar, and the persistent accusations of criminality and corruption that have accompanied that rise. Trace Putin’s career back two decades, through key players’ accounts portraying a leader who began by professing hope and democracy, but now is stoking nationalism, conflict, authoritarianism, and a complicated relationship with the West.