Kursk: A Submarine In Troubled WatersHistory|2004|01:12:30|PG
In August 2000 the pride of the Russian navy and its 118 crew lay at the bottom of the Barents Sea. The Unthinkable had happened. The Kursk, the world's most technologically advanced nuclear submarine and pride of the Russian Fleet had sunk.After two years of investigation, this analytical documentary unveils the contradictions, lies and secrets created by the authorities at the time, hiding the true origins of the disaster, exposing a truly disturbing story.The Kursk: A Submarine in Troubled Waters is constructed like a counter espionage documentary. It underlines the gap between a nation torn apart by a human tragedy and a government willing to stop at nothing to reach its aims even at risk of commendation of the rest of the world.