Sandy Vershbow, US Ambassador to Russia 2002-2005, recounts
Putin's gradual seizure of power over more and more of the Russian
State, leaving ordinary Russians with little, if any, voice in the
policies that affect their lives.
About the Podcast
American Diplomat goes behind the scenes to hear real stories from diplomats who lived newsworthy events overseas. Experience the Cuban revolution, Central American insurgencies, the end of apartheid and more through the eyes of those who were there. A project of the Una Chapman Cox Foundation in partnership with the American Academy of Diplomacy.