Vladimir Putin’s World Cup victory lap

The Weekly

You may think the World Cup is all about soccer, but maybe not for its host, Russian President Vladimir Putin. For him, it seems to be the perfect venue to celebrate his greatness, with some of the globe’s most powerful leaders flocking to Russia to kiss the ring. CBC’s Wendy Mesley speaks with Michael McFaul, a former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, about Putin’s propaganda machine and ideological war against the West.

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