Dr Karin von Hippel on the Helsinki Summit

As featured on BBC World at One

The Helsinki Summit


“I think he’s [Putin] interested in continuing to drive a wedge between the US and its traditional allies, whether that be alliances such as European Union or NATO, or the US with the UK… he’s not interested in playing a positive role in global affairs, he’s interested in increasing Russia’s power and he finds a ready accomplice in President Donald Trump.”