The Diversion of Ryanair Flight 4978, With Stephen Sestanovich

Ambassador Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s George F. Kennan senior fellow for Russian and Eurasian studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss Belarus’s decision to force a commercial airliner to land in Minsk in order to arrest Belarusian journalist and blogger Roman Protasevich.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Stephen Sestanovich
    George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Show Notes

Ambassador Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s George F. Kennan senior fellow for Russian and Eurasian studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss Belarus’s decision to force a commercial airliner to land in Minsk in order to arrest Belarusian journalist and blogger Roman Protasevich.

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