The Russian President Vladimir Putin should not be afraid of his own people – at least that’s what former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is saying.
Gorbachev also denounced recent laws passed in Russia as an “attack on the rights of citizens.”
Gorbachev talked about Russia under President Vladimir Putin with the BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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