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Almost a year ago, Russia launched its attack against Ukraine. The war since February 24, 2022 has wreaked havoc and devastation in Ukraine - tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians have perished. The geopolitical situation but also the Russian society have changed as a result of this war that President Putin has unleashed. Raimund Löw talks about this with a high-ranking expert directly in Moscow, Andrei Kolesnikov.
Andrei Kolesnikov is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His research focuses on the major trends shaping Russian domestic politics, with particular focus on ideological shifts inside Russian society. He also works with the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, is member of the board of the Yegor Gaidar Foundation and of the Committee of Civil Initiatives (the Alexei Kudrin Committee).
He previously was the managing editor of Novaya Gazeta newspaper and served as deputy editor in chief of Izvestia and The New Times. Novaya Gazeta had to close its office last year in Russia. Novaja Gazetta Europe, is publishing from Latvia. He has won numerous journalism awards, and he is the author of several books.
Raimund Löw, Journalist, Historian, Author, Director of Falter Radio, former ORF-Correspondent in Moscow, Washington, Brussels and Beijing
ZOOM Talk, recorded January 17, 2023