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The Last Days of Leningrad

on BBC Two England

A season of films about one of Europe's most enigmatic cities.
The Return to St Petersburg
In June this year the people of Leningrad finally rejected the city's revolutionary name and voted to return to its historic title: St Petersburg. This portrait of Russia's former capital follows its inhabitants as they argue and reminisce in the last hours before the vote.
Producer Mark Harrison 0 STEREO
And at 9.00pm
600 Seconds of 600 Seconds
Alexander Nevzorov is a household name in Russia.
Until the recent coup the flamboyant presenter of 600 Seconds, Leningrad's premier current affairs programme, enjoyed the attention of 47 million viewers who tuned in to see the show's frantic combination of stories, on everything from crime, murder and corruption to religion, culture and the weather. But Nevzorov has been labelled in turn a fascist, a nationalist, a KGB stooge and a radical; he's also survived two assassination attempts. In this short profile of Nevzorov, the controversial presenter discusses the romantic Russian nationalism which is his trade-mark.
Producer Mark Fielder
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