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World Review: Biden Pressures Putin, Protecting Democracy, and Olympic Boycott

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World Review

Every Friday, Ivo Daalder talks with reporters from some of the world’s leading media outlets to get their perspectives on emerging global stories and how they might unfold.

Biden meets with Putin
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Dec
10

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World Review: Omicron Arrives, Ukraine Red Line, and Iran Nuclear Talks

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World Review

Every Friday, Ivo Daalder talks with reporters from some of the world’s leading media outlets to get their perspectives on emerging global stories and how they might unfold

A militant of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic is seen at fighting positions in Luhansk Region
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World Review: When Biden Met Xi, Russia Threatens Europe, and COP26 at Home

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World Review

Every Friday, Ivo Daalder talks with reporters from some of the world’s leading media outlets to get their perspectives on emerging global stories, and how they might unfold.

President Biden meets with President Xi Jinping
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Commentary & Analysis

Putin Is "Deadly Serious" about Neutralizing Ukraine

In the News
Business Insider
Ivo H. Daalder

"There is a major risk of Russian military activity in Ukraine in the next few months," Council President Ivo Daalder tells Business Insider.

President Putin looks out a car window with the Russian flag reflected on it.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Belarus Weaponizes Migrants to Target European Union

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Does President Lukashenka's decision to let migrants back over the border into Belarus mean the crisis is over?

migrants in belarus
REUTERS
Immigration and Migration

Research

Despite Political Tension, Americans and Russians See Cooperation as Essential

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A joint Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Levada Analytical Center survey shows few Russians or Americans expect great changes to US-Russia ties now or in the next 10 years, although both publics see the merits of collaboration.

Biden and Putin shake hands
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Russians See Greater Reward than Risk in Closer Relations with China

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

As Russia and China grow closer through economic ties, a joint Chicago Council on Global Affairs-Levada Analytical Center survey finds that the Russian public sees little downside to the growing bilateral relationship.

Russia flag
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Public Opinion