Russian President Vladimir Putin made his annual television call-in show appearance today, taking questions from viewers on a wide range of subjects, including the economy and the poor state of the roads in Russia. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the BBC's Olga Ivshina in Moscow and Edward Lucas, a senior editor at The Economist, about what the Russian leader told his people.
- Olga Ivshina, correspondent for BBC News in Moscow. She tweets @oivshina.
- Edward Lucas, senior editor at The Economist and author of “The New Cold War: Putin’s Russia and the Threat to the West.” He tweets @edwardlucas.
This segment aired on April 14, 2016.