February 05, 2021

Pro-Navalny Protests and the Future of Putin’s Russia, with Joshua Yaffa

By Joshua Yaffa and Carisa Nietsche

Joshua Yaffa joins Carisa Nietsche to discuss recent protests across Russia, Alexei Navalny, the future of Vladimir Putin’s regime, and U.S.-Russia relations. Yaffa is a Moscow correspondent for the New Yorker, and the author of Between Two Fires: Trust, Ambition and Compromise in Putin’s Russia. He has also written for the Economist, the New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Bloomberg Business Week, the New Republic, and Foreign Affairs. For his work in Russia, he has been named a fellow at New America, a recipient of the American Academy’s Berlin prize, and a finalist for the Livingston Award.

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    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Janne Kuusela & Svein Efjestad

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    Pause & Review

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    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor

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