Russia's Once-Mighty Film Industry Is on the Mend After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian film industry suffered. Since state subsidies were reduced, film producers and directors worked in the medium of television commericals. Lawrence Sheets reports that Russia's film industry is now making a comback -- with big-budget productions.
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Russia's Once-Mighty Film Industry Is on the Mend

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Russia's Once-Mighty Film Industry Is on the Mend

Russia's Once-Mighty Film Industry Is on the Mend

Russia's Once-Mighty Film Industry Is on the Mend

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After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian film industry suffered. Since state subsidies were reduced, film producers and directors worked in the medium of television commericals. Lawrence Sheets reports that Russia's film industry is now making a comback — with big-budget productions.