At least 164 people are dead and thousands are imprisoned after mysterious instigators overtook Kazakhstan’s peaceful protests and Russian troops brutally cracked down on demonstrators. Journalist Joanna Lillis and researcher Nargis Kassenova join Deep Dish to unpack the domestic politics driving civil society action and whether Kremlin interference is the new norm in a critically important country for Russia, China, and the United States.
Council President Ivo Daalder joins Channel 4 to explain what he thinks the situation in Kazakhstan tells us about President Putin and his power in the post-Soviet region.
Is the threat of a NATO expansion the core issue driving Putin’s aggression towards Ukraine, or are his concerns about legacy to blame?
As Russia-NATO talks commence in Brussels, Council President Ivo Daalder analyzes President Vladimir Putin's position on Ukraine with CNN’s Bianna Golodryga.
Investigative reporter Catherine Belton joins Deep Dish host Brian Hanson to explain Vladimir Putin's rise to power.