Martti J. Kari is a former intelligence Colonel in the Finnish Defense Forces and now teaches at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Watch the lecture that inspired this interview here: Evaluation of Russia by Finnish Intelligence Colonel (subtitles) https://youtu.be/kF9KretXqJw
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Stand-up comedians Konstantin Kisin (@konstantinkisin) and Francis Foster (@francisjfoster) make sense of politics, economics, free speech, AI, drug policy and WW3 with the help of presidential advisors, renowned economists, award-winning journalists, controversial writers, leading scientists and notorious comedians.
03:40 How Do Russians Think Differently?
10:50 Why Russia Prefers Strong Leaders
13:33 Yeltsin, 1990s Russia and Attitude to Democracy
16:49 Corruption: Unwritten Rules
20:29 Why Russia is Fearful of Invasion
24:04 Putin is Surrounded by 'Yes Men'
28:27 Ukraine War: Intelligence Failure
31:22 Why Did Putin Invade Ukraine?
38:16 Could This Have Been Prevented?
40:49 The Suwalki Gap and Kaliningrad. Will Putin Keep Going?
45:12 Why Do Russians Support Putin?
49:25 Meanings of Truth in Russia
53:33 Russia Today and Sputnik
55:55 Where Does Putin Go From Here?
58:16 How NATO Can Both Not Eslacate AND Support Ukraine
01:00:03 Would Putin Use Chemical Weapons?
01:01:13 NATO Membership For Finland and Sweden
01:03:14 Ironically, Putin Has Strengthened NATO