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This week on the Daily Beat: We look into foreign relations with Russia and uncovering the true motives of Putin.
Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday December 10, 2015: Marvin Kalb speaks about the history of Crimea from Catherine the Great. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately imposed strict sanctions on Russia and whenever possible tried to isolate it diplomatically.
Joe Virgillito looks at prediction markets and their relationship to elections. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie Birds of Prey.’ Plus a preview of Pom Pom Squad’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session. | listen