Russia is a major world power under the nationalistic and personality-driven leadership of Vladimir Putin. The former KGB agent hasn’t hesitated to form alliances with the world’s least desirable regimes to expand the nation’s influence and reach. How far will Putin go to see Russia the top of the international food chain? Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies at Georgetown University and author of Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest, joins Altamar to unpack Putin’s geopolitical calculus – and what it means for the United States.
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