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Fiona Hill on How Putin Thinks

How is legacy motivating Putin with Russia's war on Ukraine? Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill joins Deep Dish to discuss.
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About the Episode

This week Ukrainian forces pushed the Russians out of their second largest city, Kharkiv, a triumph that most military analysts would have considered unthinkable two months ago. With Putin’s concerns about his legacy, experts believe we could be heading into a dangerous stalemate. Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill joins Deep Dish to analyze Putin’s motivation for the war, his plans, and what is at stake for the world.

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About the Experts
Fiona Hill
Former Senior Director for Europe and Russia, United States National Security Council
Fiona Hill served as deputy assistant to the president and senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council from 2017 to 2019. From 2006 to 2009, she served as national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at The National Intelligence Council. Hill is a senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings.
Brian Hanson
Former Vice President, Studies
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Brian Hanson served as the vice president of studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He managed the Council's research operations and hosted the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
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