Vladimir Putin as Statist: Restoring the Greatness of Russia

In their new book, Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin, Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy take a closer look at Russian president Vladimir Putin’s governing style through the lenses of several distinct identities. In this first of five video blog posts, Hill and Gaddy examine Putin as a Statist, appointed to serve the Russian state and restore its greatness.