All FSI News Commentary September 19, 2022

Ukraine made recent battlefield gains. How will Putin retaliate?

Ukraine's battlefield victories are a reason for celebration. But could it could also usher in another dangerous phase — with Russia's President Vladimir Putin lashing out in other ways.
Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (right) photo credit: TASS News Agency_WikiCommons and REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Ukraine's army has recently recaptured a lot of territory from Russia. They also have analysts asking a question, not for the first time, what happens if Russian President Vladimir Putin feels cornered? NPR's Michele Kelemen reports. Listen below for Steven C. Házy Lecturer's, Rose Gottemoeller's comments on the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia.