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Why is Russian President Putin at odds with the rest of the world?

"The President of Russia now has a view of history since 1945 that is completely at odds with how the rest of the world looks at history," says Former National Security Advisor James Jones. The real issue, which many view as a festering problem, is Putin's alleged grudge about the way the Cold War turned out. "He believes and he has said that worst thing that has happened in the last century is the dissolution of the Soviet Empire," says Jones.

Tags: Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green , Vladimir Putin , James Jones , Russia , Cold War ,

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:45am EDT

Escaping from the Iron Curtain

World famous spy Sergei Tretyakov, who defected 10 years ago, talks about his defection and his life since then in this special WTOP series.

Tags: Sergei Tretyakov , Helen Tretyakov , Russia , Russian government , Mikhail Gorbachev , Boris Yeltsin , Vladimir Putin , Pete Earley , KGB , J.J. Green

Friday - 06/25/2010, 07:45pm EDT