In Moscow's Shadows

In Moscow's Shadows 30: The (Czech) Lion that Roared

April 18, 2021 Mark Galeotti Episode 30
In Moscow's Shadows
In Moscow's Shadows 30: The (Czech) Lion that Roared
Show Notes

A personal and unpolished snap response to the news that the Czech government is expelling 18 Russian diplomat-spies after an investigation linked the GRU's Unit 29155 - and the infamous 'Petrov and Boshirov' of Salisbury novichok fame - with the explosion at an arms depot in 2014 that killed two. And I touch on how this may help Prague adopt more of a leadership role in Central Europe, another of my hobbyhorses...

There are previous articles of mine on the 2020 'ricin case' here and President Zeman's Russophilia here.

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