What is Putin’s game? Headspace #26 with Jonathan Eyal, Pauline Neville-Jones and Anatol Lieven

In Prospect's latest podcast, guests take a deep dive into the world of espionage and disinformation

By Prospect Team  

Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin pauses during a news conference at his election headquarters in Moscow in the end presidential election day in Russia on March 18, 2018. Photo by Yuri Gripas/UPI.

Jay Elwes takes a deep dive into the aftermath of the attempted assassination in Salisbury of Sergei and Yulia Skripal. Why has this happened? Can we be certain Russia is behind it? What is Putin’s game?

Featuring comment from Jonathan Eyal, one of Britain’s most experienced Russia experts, Pauline Neville-Jones, the former head of the UK Joint Intelligence Committee, and Anatol Lieven of Georgetown University, this edition goes deep into the world of espionage, disinformation and the strange logic of the man behind it all—Vladimir Putin.

       

Listen to previous episodes of Headspace here

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