The Committee for State Security, `KGB’, was used by the USSR to crush dissent. Millions suffered at their hands via mass executions, secret wars and coup d’états. Today, it’s arguably stronger than ever, with poisoning and hacking central to its operations. The reason behind this is the rise of a lowly lieutenant colonel to President of this vast country – Vladimir Putin. This documentary recounts the history of the KGB, told through its veterans and its victims.