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Jonny Dymond tells the extraordinary and revealing story of Vladimir Putin's life with the help of guests who have watched, studied and dealt with the Russian president.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 242 ratings
Slightly disappointing
This podcast claimed it was going to offer insights into the man and his motives and it didn’t quite deliver. Instead, it was more of standard history podcast. Why wasn’t Putin’s gripes about NATO expansionism explored? Why did they gloss over Putin’s essay that was released prior to the...Read full review »
Axbk via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 07/17/22
Unique & trustworthy view
This helps a lot to see what this all comes from and why as well as what the long- and short term possible consequences.
Okayleigh via Apple Podcasts · Netherlands · 06/10/22
Thanks so much for your in-depth analysis, very interesting!
gabfanatico via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/22/22
Recent Episodes
Published 04/12/22
In 2021 Vladimir Putin retreats to his bunker as the Covid 19 pandemic spreads through Russia. How did this isolation affect his thinking, and what role could it have played in his decision to invade Ukraine? To understand how Putin views history and his place in it, Jonny Dymond is joined by:...
Published 04/12/22
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Published 04/07/22
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