Putin Praises Trump, Says Russia Is 'Stronger Than Any Potential Aggressor'

Russian President Vladimir Putin held court Friday in Moscow for three-and a-half hours, at his annual end-of-the-year press conference.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with Yuri Vendik of the BBC's Russian Service about the press conference, and some of Putin's jabs at the U.S. and its presidential election.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This segment aired on December 23, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.



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