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Martin Sixsmith: Putin and the Return of History: How the Kremlin Rekindled the Cold War

at St James
Wednesday 01 May from 19:30 to 20:30

This eye-opening volume explores the Ukraine war and the change in Putin’s take on the West – from the early days of his presidency as an advocate of the free market and democracy to his current imperialist nationalism – in the context of Russia’s thousand-year past.

Martin Sixsmith is a bestselling author, television and radio presenter and journalist. He was the BBC’s correspondent in Moscow, Washington and Warsaw and a Communications Director for the British government. His work on Russia includes the 2011 history Russia: a 1000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East, Putin’s Oil in 2012 and the 2019 novel An Unquiet Heart.

In conversation with Gerry Foley.

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