Vladimir Putin was wearing “his heart on his sleeve” in three separate speeches on July 1, 2 and 3. If you want to understand how and what he thinks today about where Russia sits or should sit in international affairs, there may be few better current sources.
The first speech was delivered in Moscow to an annual recall meeting of Russian ambassadors and permanent representatives on July 1. It is likely to prove to be an historic speech, in the style of his speech to the Munich Security Co...
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