Putin’s Carlson interview shows the links between Trump talk and Russian messaging

Putin’s Carlson interview shows the links between Trump talk and Russian messaging

In 2019 Vladislav Surkov, a close advisor to Putin and one of his chief ideologues, wrote: ‘Foreign politicians attribute to Russia interference in elections and referendums across the planet. In fact, the matter is even more serious – Russia is interfering in their brains, and they do not know what to do with their own altered consciousness.’

Independent Thinking: Why is Orbán blocking EU aid for Ukraine?

Independent Thinking: Why is Orbán blocking EU aid for Ukraine?

Hungary’s right-wing prime minister is frustrating efforts to deliver a €50 billion EU support package for Ukraine. Why?
On this episode: Bronwen Maddox is joined this week by journalist Olga Tokariuk, an Academy fellow in our Ukraine Forum, and Natalie Sabanadze, a senior research fellow in our Russia and Eurasia Programme, to discuss Viktor Orbán and Ukraine.