November 28, 2018

Alina Polyakova on the Russian Provocation in the Sea of Azov

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend and Alina Polyakova

Dr. Alina Polyakova, the David M. Rubenstein Fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for a special edition of Brussels Sprouts to discuss aggressive Russian behavior in the Sea of Azov and how it fits in with Russia’s broader international strategy.

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