Ep. 13: Russian Roulette: Poisonings, Protests, and Policy with Fmr. US Ambassador to Russia John Beyrle

In this episode, we talked with former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, John Beyrle, about Russia’s domestic politics, foreign interventions, and relations with the United States. We touch on the recent poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, developments in Belarus, Russian goals in the Middle East, and the implications of New START expiring and the broader arms control landscape. Additionally, Ambassador Beyrle shares a fascinating personal story about his father, that helped shape his tenure as U.S. Ambassador to Russia from 2008 to 2012.

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