The Daily Vertical: War Games And Head Games

The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. A transcript of today’s Daily Vertical can be found here.

The Morning Vertical, August 30, 2016

ON MY MIND For Vladimir Putin, next week’s G20 summit in China will be a sequel to last year’s UN General Assembly in New York. He’ll get another chance to make his pitch to Western leaders to see things his way — and let him have his way. In September 2015, Putin used his speech […]

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