Power Vertical Podcast Ep. 50

Language wars, internet surveillance, historical amnesia, and a call for the death penalty for online gossip.

It’s just another week in Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

Listen to episode 50 of the Power Vertical Podcast as Brian Whitmore is joined by Donald N. Jensen to decode the latest from Moscow.

Audio Clip 1: “Announcement of next station at Moscow metropoliten” by alexbird under CC BY 3.0. 

Audio Clip 2: “Military parade on Red Square” via the Kremlin under CC BY 4.0. 

Photo: “People walking on a city square under clear blue sky” 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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November 15, 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.