Putin, Russia and Ukraine
Vladimir Putin has never hidden his contempt for Ukraine but on the 24th of February, rhetoric turned to action as Russian tanks rumbled in. War has raged since. What was Putin thinking and what sort of Russia has he created? Host: Ciarán Dunbar. Guest: Mattia Bagnoli, former ANSA bureau chief in Moscow and author of a book on Putinism. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.