On Start the Week Anne McElvoy talks to the Russian expert Fiona Hill about the many faces of Vladimir Putin, while Vladislav Zubok considers the impact of the past on the Russia of today. Oliver Bullough turns to drink to understand the soul of the nation and the historian Rachel Polonsky considers the cultural landscape of the post-Soviet era.
Producer: Katy Hickman.
Fiona Hill is director of the Center on the United States and Europe, and senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution.
Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin by Fiona Hill & Clifford G. Gaddy is published by Brookings Institution Press.
Fiona Hill will be speaking at the LSE Ideas Public Lecture:
'Opening the Black Box of Russian Foreign Policy'
Monday 10 June, 6.30-8.00pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Fiona Hill; Chair: Professor Michael Cox
|Interviewed Guest||Fiona Hill|
|Interviewed Guest||Vladislav Zubok|
|Interviewed Guest||Oliver Bullough|
|Interviewed Guest||Rachel Polonsky|