Your program is about to begin. But before you start streaming, you’ll need to log in.Or sign up, if you don’t already have an account. Your program is about to begin. FREE Sign Up Or Log me in Putin's Witnesses On December 31, 1999, Vladimir Putin took hold of the reins of power in Russia. This film looks at the causes and consequences of "Operation Successor," which led to Putin ruling the country to this day. Expires on Feb 9 Genre: History, Social Issues Anthology: Storyville Preview Air Dates Extras Putin's Witnesses Preview Putin's Witnesses Preview Watch a preview of Putin's Witnesses.