We’ve got a new and uncertain political reality as the dust settles from local elections. We’ve got splits emerging among top defense and security officials. We’ve got Vladimir Putin floating a nuclear weapons moratorium for Europe. And we’ve got the Kremlin leader rolling out the red carpet for a Venezuelan dictator.

We’ve got lots happening in Russia and lots to talk about. So, let’s talk about it.

Listen to Ep. 46 of the Power Vertical Podcast as Brian Whitmore is joined by CEPA’s Maria Snegovaya and Donald N. Jensen for the latest Moscow Confidential.

Audio Clip: “Ответы на вопросы журналистов по итогам «Прямой линии»” by the Kremlin.