Idolization into hell? Vassilis Fouskas, professor of international politics and economics, University of East London
Being part of Europe – if not geographically, then culturally – has been a centuries-long aspiration for the countries on its periphery, especially Russia and Turkey. They emulated its customs and tastes, tried to borrow its practices, but always fell short and were snubbed by their enlightened European neighbors. Will the war in Ukraine change that? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Vassilis Fouskas, professor of international politics and economics at the University of East London.