Is there a threat from Putin’s Russia?

Screen Shot 2014-11-02 at 11.28.17At a time of increasing tension with the west over Ukraine, the Caucasus and the Middle East, Russia is often portrayed as an aggressive and expansionist power and the Russian government as an oppressive, authoritarian kleptocracy.

Pete Duncan is a senior lecturer at The School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) which is part of UCL. He has observed and written about the politics of Russia and the former Soviet Union over many years.  He will look at the nature of the Putin regime, the geopolitical issues facing Russia today and whether such a negative view of the situation in Russia is justified.

Is there a threat from Putin’s Russia? Dr. Pete Duncan at Cafe Diplo, London, 19th Jan 2015 by Cafe Diplo on Mixcloud

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