The Slavic Connexion

Compounding Conflicts: Russia in Ukraine, the Middle East, and Africa with Robert Freedman

December 23rd, 2022  •  45 mins 2 secs  •  Download (51.7 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On this episode, venerated political scientist Dr. Robert Freedman joins us to expound on the various wars and conflicts that Russia has gotten into, not only in Ukraine, but also in Syria, Libya, Mali, and more. Dr. Freedman articulates Putin's current goals as he sees them, touches on the liberal use of the Wagner Group by Russia, and prognosticates on the future of the war in Ukraine and Ukraine's prospects in joining Western security organizations. Thanks for listening (and happy holidays to all)!