The Russian Elite Today -- with Michael Nacke and Nikolai Petrov

On this week's episode, Max and Maria sit down with Russian journalist Michael Nacke, and scholar Nikolai Petrov, to talk about the state of the Russian elite today. Topics include the recently leaked phone call between Iosif Progozhin and Farkhad Akhmedov, the impact of individual sanctions on powerful Russians, and whether or not fragmentation is occurring within Russia's ruling circles and power vertical.

Max Bergmann
Director, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and Stuart Center