Profs Popova and Shevel Discuss The Real Reasons Behind Putin’s War on Ukraine on "Background Briefing" with Ian Masters

January 29th, 2024

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"With the second anniversary of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine less than a month away, veteran broadcaster Ian Masters looks into the real reasons behind this brutal war against a neighbor’s country, its people and culture and speak with Maria Popova, a Professor of Political Science at McGill University and the Scientific Co-Director of the Jean Monnet Centre in Montreal, Canada. Also joining the podcast is Oxana Shevel, a Professor of Political Science and Director of the International Relations Program at Tufts University. They are the co-authors of a new book, just outRussia and Ukraine: Entangled Histories, Diverging States."

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