What Does Putin Want?

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Is Vladimir Putin the master of his own destiny, or merely a prisoner of Russian psychodrama? Just seven years after Obama’s “Russia Reset,” Putin persists as a Western ally on few fronts, and an adversary on more. Yet the jury remains out on what Putin’s grand strategy is, and for what world order he strives. As Russia faces economic, social, and demographic duress, Putin’s problems seem to multiply at home as he continues to assert dominant positions on the global stage. So what is the end game, if any? Who is Putin, and how does his personality influence his aspirations? What will he do next, and how will it affect Russia and the world?

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