Election 2016: Russia and Putin
Can you remember a time when a foreign leader was talked about as frequently as Vladimir Putin has been during election 2016? Kennan Institute Director, Matt Rojansky says that you’d have to go back to the Cold War to find anything close. With Russia and Putin casting long shadows over the presidential race, we asked Matt to provide analysis of implications for US-Russia relations and to offer advice to the next president on the best way to address the challenges presented by Russia. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American expertise and knowledge of Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Through its residential fellowship programs, public lectures, workshops, and publications, the Institute strives to attract, publicize, and integrate new research into the policy community. Read more