And we’re live! This hour we’re examining the Kremlin and its growing influence at home and abroad. In March, Putin — already the longest-serving Russian leader since Stalin — won the presidential election in a landslide and secured his hold on power until 2024. #OnAssignment
We’re airing this episode from Tallinn, the capital of #Estonia — a tiny Baltic country that has had a fraught relationship with its neighbor #Russia. 11 yrs ago today, Russian hackers disabled most of Estonia’s digital infrastructure in a crippling cyber attack.
Estonia bolstered its cyber defenses after the attack. NATO recently ran the world’s largest cyber defense exercise here — practice for any future attacks by Russia. @ccdcoe
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