1. An absorbing new documentary by Danish director Lise Birk Pedersen  charts four years in the life of a Russian teenager Masha Drokova, who  became famous as the girl who publicly kissed Vladimir Putin. Critic  John Powers says it “offers a fresh glimpse into how Putin’s Russia  actually works.” View in High-Res

    An absorbing new documentary by Danish director Lise Birk Pedersen charts four years in the life of a Russian teenager Masha Drokova, who became famous as the girl who publicly kissed Vladimir Putin. Critic John Powers says it “offers a fresh glimpse into how Putin’s Russia actually works.”

  2. putin's kiss

    john powers

    Lise Birk Pedersen