Power Vertical Podcast Ep. 40
At the time, a joke making the rounds in Moscow noted that Yeltsin had swapped one 40-something security service officer from St. Petersburg for another 40-something security service officer from St. Petersburg.
It may have looked like madness. But it turned out to be the beginning of an era that has already spanned two decades and has had profound implications for Russia and the world.
The Putin era turns 20 this week. So let's take a look at where it’s been and where it’s going.
Joining Brian Whitmore on the 40th episode of the Power Vertical podcast are CEPA's Donald N. Jensen and special guest Ilya Zaslavskiy, Head of Research at the Free Russia Foundation.
August 16, 2019