The Mind of Putin

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The tensions have escalated on the Crimean Peninsula in eastern Ukraine, with a major Russian military presence strengthening in numbers and occupying the region’s capital over the weekend. But how does Vladimir Putin rationalize his occupation of Ukraine? To get inside Putin’s head, we called up Kathyrn Stoner, a political scientist at Stanford University and expert in Russian leadership.

Credits

Guest:
Kathryn Stoner - Stanford University - @StonerWeiss

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott