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April 26, 2016

Russia
Understanding Vladimir Putin's Strategic Thinking

Experts discuss Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and Syria, its relations with Europe and the United States, and what to expect from President Putin next.

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February 29, 2012

Russia
Russia: Politics, Protests, and the Presidential Election

Ahead of the Russian presidential elections on March 4, please join Leon Aron, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr., and Stephen Sestanovich to assess recent demonstrations of public discontent in the Russian str…

February 29, 2012

Russia
Russia: Politics, Protests, and the Presidential Election

Leon Aron, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr., and Stephen Sestanovich assess recent demonstrations of public discontent in the Russian streets and discuss the future of the country, its leaders, and U.S.-Russi…

July 2, 2008

Russia
Medvedev Trying to Carve Out New Role as President to Help Modernize Nation

Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s top Russia expert, says that after two months as Russia’s new president, Dmitri Medvedev "has not replaced Putin as president. He’s only assumed the title."

December 11, 2007

Elections and Voting
Sestanovich: Putin’s Choice for Next Russian President Seen as ‘Liberal’ for Kremlin

Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s top Russia expert, says President Vladimir Putin’s choice for a successor, Dmitri Medvedev, is a relative “liberal.”