Michael McFaul, the US Ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration, is now a professor at Stanford who heads an institute that supports democracy movements around the world. They bring activists for training programs where the trainees offer useful advice to the US about the great problems now facing democracy. He doubts that there is any group within Putin’s entourage who are likely to try to stop him if he does even worse things than at present — such as using nuclear weapons or allowing the Zaporizhia nuclear plant to melt down. Great changes have to be made after this war to bring a rule of law closer to reality. For the video, audio podcast, transcript or comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-486-a-diplomat-for-dissidents.
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