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Past, Present, Future: A look at Putin’s Russia

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

From KGB operative to president of Russia, Vladimir Putin’s rise to power was quick — and his ability to consolidate and retain power for decades speaks to how Putin and his cronies have undermined Russia’s economic and legal systems to their own political (and financial) benefit. Join the World Affairs Council for a conversation with former Financial Times Moscow correspondent Catherine Belton, whose new book Putin’s People: How the KGB Took on Russia and Then Took on the West explores how Putin’s Russia actually operates and what this means for Russia’s relations with the West.

October 13, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This program will be held virtually. Instructions will be sent the day before the event.