Russia's power game

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13

Russia's power game

Rethinking global power
Historian Dr Gijs Kessler on the development of Russia's power and what it means for us.

The collapse of the Soviet Union was a turning point for Russian influence in the world. Russia's rule of law and democracy have since been crushed under Putin's presidency. Where did it go wrong? And are Russia's attempts to expand its sphere of influence with incursions into Crimea and Ukraine the last convulsions of a world power? With historian Dr Gijs Kessler (International Institute of Social History).

In cooperation with Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges/Contesting Governance and SIB Utrecht.

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Date & time
Tuesday September 13 2022 (20:00-21:30)
Language
English
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Rethinking global power

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