PBS NewsHour

Are Putin's pardons public relations or real concessions?

Clip: 12/19/2013 | 8m 58s

Was Russian President Vladimir Putin's amnesty announcement for some high-profile dissidents mostly a public relations tactic? To put Putin's move in perspective, Judy Woodruff talks to Angela Stent of Georgetown University and Dimitri Simes of the Center for the National Interest.

Aired: 12/19/13

Rating: NR

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