#4 | Russian Gas, Brexit and Divided Loyalties

We’re joined by political scientist Marcel Dirsus, an expert in Russian and East European Affairs, to unravel the Russian dolls and make sense of poisoning, gas and fake news.

We begin by mapping out the relationship between Russia and the European Union
[03:00] The alleged poisoning of Sergei Skripal and whether Russia is to blame
[06:45] Disunity within the European Union over Russia
[10:17] Sending a message on assassinations but not on property.
[15:39] EU-Russia power balance post-Brexit
[17:07] A bluffer’s guide to Nord Stream II and Russian gas
[19:21] RT and Fake news
For more on Marcel, see his website –  http://www.marceldirsus.com/ or follow him on Twitter