Snyder: Russia can be seen as a small child, even though it is a bully
3 December, 2014

Why do Russians bury the Ukrainian question in their talk of a Russian identity crisis? How has Putin helped the European Union develop a common foreign policy and how has he strengthened the position of China? What are the odds that the oligarchs will become servants of the people? How can Ukraine help Europe their own oligarchs and what can the EU give back? In terms of the global mistrust of Washington, what is the advantage of being an ally of the United States? Can the war speed up reform? Can we talk about geopolitics and eliminate the human factor? Timothy Snyder – American historian, Professor at Yale University, a specialist on the history of Eastern Europe, the author of the bestseller “Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin”, answers these questions in the following interview.