In episode 5, having witnessed the wide implications of the anti-gay "propaganda" law, we meet up with the man behind the legislation. We also talk to Masha Gessen, a journalist famous for her critical best seller about Putin and who has been called the "number one enemy of the state" because of her activism. Then Nikita announces tragic news.

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