NEWSWATCH VIDEO: “Putin’s Next Act” – Brookings/ Julia Ioffe, Vladimir Kara-Murza, Angela Stent, Strobe Talbott, Alina Polyakova

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(Brookings event – April 4, 2018)

“… Putin’s third term as Russia’s president was defined by a return to aggressive foreign policy … military interventions in Ukraine and Syria, interference in elections in the United States and Europe … a crackdown on domestic dissent. … as Russia’s economic model and political system seem[] increasingly stagnant …. What might Putin’s fourth term hold … for Russia and its neighbors? How should the United States and its trans-Atlantic allies handle the evolving Putin challenge? What is the state of opposition to Putin’s regime in Russia? How can Washington manage a coherent Russia policy amidst … investigations into Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 election? [An April 4, 2018, the Center on the United States and Europe, in partnership with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, hosted a panel discussion to address these issues] … “

[Transcript PDF: brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/fp_20180404_putin_russia_transcript.pdf]

[Video also appeared at: brookings.edu/events/putins-next-act/]

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