The Heat: Challenges for Russian President Vladimir Putin

The Heat

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin, Russia’s longest-serving leader since Joseph Stalin, will run the country until 2024.

On May 7, he was inaugurated amid an economic slowdown and a strained relationship with Europe and the U.S.

CGTN’s Julia Lyubova reports from Moscow.

To discuss Putin’s new term and the challenges:

  • Pavel Felgenhauer is a defense analyst and columnist for the Novaya Gazeta.
  • Aurel Braun is a professor of International Relations and Political Science at the University of Toronto.
  • Harlan Ullman is a senior adviser for the Atlantic Council.
  • Alexander Nekrassov is a former adviser to the Kremlin and Russian analyst.

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