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What Will The New Year Bring?
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The year 2021 has been marked by a major clampdown on Kremlin opponents, civil society, and independent media, and is ending amid high tension over Russia’s dramatic demands of Kyiv, NATO, Washington, and the West. Analyst and author Mark Galeotti joins host Steve Gutterman to discuss what may happen in 2022.

The Putin Show And The Showdown
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At most of President Vladimir Putin's annual press conferences, the bulk of the questions are about domestic affairs. But this week, much of the attention will be focused on Moscow's military buildup near Ukraine and its demands for a rollback of the consequences of the Soviet collapse. Irina Lagunina, director of special projects at RFE/RL's Russian Service, joins host Steve Gutterman to discuss.

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Some of the key developments in Russia over the past week, and some of the takeaways going forward, by the editor of RFE/RL's Russia Desk, Steve Gutterman.

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