December 11, 2020

Russia’s Influence in the Former Soviet Space, with Olya Oliker and Paul Stronski

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Olya Oliker and Paul Stronski

Olya Oliker and Paul Stronski join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend on the latest episode of Brussels Sprouts to discuss recent events across the former Soviet space and what they mean for Russia. Oliker is director of the Europe and Central Asia Program at the International Crisis Group. Stronski is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program and a former director for Russia and Central Asia on the National Security Council.

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