Russian political satire takes aim at Putin

Theatre-goers treated to risky production that pokes fun at country's president-elect and political elite.

    Theatre-goers in Moscow are being treated to a new political satire on their president-elect, Vladimir Putin.

    The play's director says the production is a way of protesting against Putin's return to the top job.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Moscow on the risky business of poking fun at the country's political elite.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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