(FREE BEACON) — Hollywood director Oliver Stone, who recently emerged as a prominent celebrity defender of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has a son who works for a Russian government-funded propaganda outlet.

Stone is the director of the upcoming Showtime series “The Putin Interviews,” compromised of a series of interviews Stone conducted with Putin over a span of two years. The show has already been criticized for taking Putin’s assertions at face value and excusing Russian aggression.

Most recently Stone was panned for defending Putin during an interview with CBS’ “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

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