Defense One Radio, Ep. 144: How Russia cements control

How does the Kremlin force an entirely new reality on an occupied city? And how do Europeans feel about the invasion and U.S. hesitation to rearm Ukraine?

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  • Karolina Hird, analyst and Russia Deputy Team Lead at the Institute for the Study of War;
  • Karin von Hippel is Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute.

You can find Hird's recent report, "The Kremlin's Occupation Playbook: Coerced Russification and Ethnic Cleansing in Occupied Ukraine," here.