Fico Assassination Attempt, New Dutch Government, and a Conversation with Jude Blanchette

Max and Donatienne discuss the assassination attempt on Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico (0:53) and the announcement of a new Dutch government (0:53). Then, they turn to a conversation with Jude Blanchette, Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS, for a conversation about President Xi’s recent trip to Europe and the state of Sino-Russian ties (18:54).   

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Russian Roulette | CSIS Podcasts 

Pekingology | CSIS Podcasts 

Max Bergmann
Director, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and Stuart Center
Donatienne Ruy
Director, Executive Education and Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, and Fellow, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program