Jan 31 • 1HR 21M

A Russian Who Left Russia Looks Back (Robert Wright & Nikita Petrov)


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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
Episode details

2:12 Nikita’s life as a Russian expat in Armenia
7:55 How the Ukraine war is talked about in Russia
15:24 Could Putin fall from power?
25:40 Who left and who stayed in Russia post-mobilization?
37:43 Russia’s role in the Armenia-Azerbaijan crisis
45:21 How the Ukraine war could turn into World War III
50:46 Are “false flag” claims about the Maidan Massacre beyond the pale?
1:01:12 The trouble with the way we talk about war
1:12:28 The role of extremists in mass protests

Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Nikita Petrov (https://psychopolitica.substack.com/). Recorded January 25, 2023.

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