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The Helsinki Summit: Putin’s Side of the Story

July 17, 2018

Episode Notes:

President Donald Trump made headlines in Helsinki this week with his refusal to side with American intelligence agencies over Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding election meddling. But what was Putin hoping to achieve at the summit, and how can we better understand Russia's policy toward the United States? WOTR's Usha Sahay talked with Russia expert Kimberly Marten, professor of political science at Barnard College, Columbia University.