Ukraine and History w/ Ben Sawyer of Middle Tennessee State and “The Road to Now” Podcast

Where and when did Ukraine begin? What role did the Rus, the Cossacks, the post Tsarists and the Soviets play? What is Putin’s motive and what his seriously questionable historical justification? Why should we not say “The Ukraine” in discussions? How does nationalism play into world politics, and what place does it have in the future? These are all questions that Ben Sawyer, Professor at Middle Tennessee State University, expert in Russian studies, podcaster and comedian is qualified to answer.

To help answer these questions, Bruce is joined by Ben Sawyer and Bob Crawford host “The Road to Now” Listen to the Road to Now Podcast at

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