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>> We’ve been keeping tabs on the Russian President and his Defense Minister, Durov.>>
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It's a coup.>> Scenes from the explosive new Gerard Butler thriller, Hunter Killer, but its Russian release appears to have been torpedoed,
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r the time being at least. The story of a US troops rescuing a Russian president from a coup was due to come out November 1 but didn't get permission.
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Prompting suspicions that Kremlin censors have the film in their sights
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Russian leader being taken hostage by his Defense Minister, probably not the kind of film that floats President Putin's boat. The Culture Ministry didn't respond to calls on Friday for comment, but Russian media said the problem was bureaucracy not politics.
00:00:47
The release postponed because a satisfactory copy of the film hadn't been submitted to the State Archive in time
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