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NATO vs Russia: Will Putin bow to Western pressure? (part 2)

It's been billed as the most important NATO summit in two decades. Just as NATO ponders a permanent force for eastern Europe and reconsiders Kiev's application to join, Russia is suddenly now talking up the prospects of a political solution when talks resume Friday in Belarus' capital. François Picard and his panel discuss the importance of this summit and just whether the prospect of a solution will steal some of NATO's thunder.

Programme produced and prepared by Françoise Picard, Anelise Borges, Dheepthika Laurent and Chris Davis.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Joachim Bitterlich

Former German Ambassador to NATO

Kurt Volker

Former United States Permanent Representative to NATO

Thornike GORDADZE

Former Minister of European Integration for Georgia

Jacques Myard

UMP Member of Parliament (France) and Member of the Foreign Affairs Commission

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2018-06-12 Asia-pacific

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2018-06-07 2018 FIFA World Cup

Moscow calling: What legacy for Putin's World Cup?

One week ahead of the kick-off of the 2018 World Cup, what legacy for Russia and its president? At the outset of what's on paper his final term, Vladimir Putin is manning the...

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