Putin was filmed at Lenfilm in the 1970s as a stuntman
Vladimir Putin in the 1970-ies participated in the filming of the movie “the Izhora battalion” and “Blockade” as a stuntman. With him was shot his friends in judo Arkady Rotenberg and Vasily Shestakov.
In the 1970-ies Vladimir Putin has starred in several films “Lenfilm” as a stuntman, said the TV channel “Rain” referring to Putin’s colleagues on the set. The future President appeared in films together with his friend Arkady Rotenberg, whom he met in the Sambo section (later judo) coach Anatoly Rachlin. Both became masters of sports and participated in competitions.
In the 1950s, consultant strukovym shoot at “Lenfilm” became a wrestler Alexander Massarsky coach Anatoly Rachlin, who later was coach of Putin and in the section “Turbostroitel”.
As at “Lenfilm” was not a full-fledged team of stuntmen to shoot the athletes involved.
So, Rachlin biography “Sensei of the President” wrote that played in more than a hundred paintings.