I worked for Washington Post a few works ago for the article »Branding Putin. How the Kremlin turned the Russian president into a global icon«. I photographed a far-right activist and T-Shirt printer, who has sold thousands of Putin Shirts since the Ukraine crisis in 2014. How the Kremlin crafted a popular brand: Putin
Kremlin image-making turned the Russian president into a global icon for people who crave a strong leader and disdain the Western mainstream.