Power Vertical Podcast Ep. 48

Vladimir Putin makes his move in the Middle East and in Africa. Russian hackers pose as Iranian hackers—and hack 35 countries.

The Russian Human Rights Council gets an overhaul amid talk of bringing back the death penalty. Russian lawmakers consider how to compensate the so-called “victims of Perestroika.”

We’ve got lots to talk about so listen to the Power Vertical Podcast Episode 48 as Brian Whitmore is joined by Donald N. Jensen.


Audio Clip: “Govorit_Moskva” by Prokur under CC BY-NC 3.0. 

Photo: “People walking near St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow” by Artem Beliaikin via Pexels. 

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Brian Whitmore

Brian Whitmore is Director of the Russia Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis. Before joining CEPA he was Senior Russia Analyst at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He also worked as a foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe in Moscow and Prague; as a graduate instructor in the Department of Government and International Studies at the University of South Carolina; and as a visiting lecturer in the History Faculty at Mechnikov National University in Odessa, Ukraine and the International Relations Faculty at St. Petersburg State University.

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October 25, 2019

The Power Vertical is a CEPA podcast covering the Kremlin for Kremlin watchers. All opinions are those of the guests and do not necessarily represent the position or views of the institutions they represent or the Center for European Policy Analysis.