July 10, 2020

Vladimir Putin and the Future of Russian Politics, with Michael McFaul and Vladimir Kara-Murza

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Michael A. McFaul and Vladimir Kara-Murza

Ambassador (ret.) Michael McFaul and Vladimir Kara-Murza join Andrea-Kendall Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss recent anti-democratic developments in Russian politics and U.S.-Russia relations. McFaul is a former U.S. ambassador to Russia and senior director for Russian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council. He is currently a professor and Hoover Institution fellow at Stanford University. Kara-Murza is a Russian democracy activist, politician, author and filmmaker. He currently serves as chairman of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom and vice president of the Free Russia Foundation.

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