Regime change needed in Russia? A debate

The following video discusses that apparently the EU has quietly cut Ukraine adrift and told to make nice with Russia. In this is explained the byzantine manner of energy trade that has gone on between all these parties in the last years in support of this strange web. This is much like the strange war between Ukraine and Russia ... and its odd binary projection back into American politics and the current impeachment cluster f.

Below, a recent interview by Lex Fridman with Stephen Kotkin regarding Putin and Stalin. Kotkin does a good job of summarizing the right/left economic spectrum that complements what we've been discussing on other threads. Kotkin lays out that Russia's (and Putin's) problem is with embracing long term stable institutions of governance beyond despotism (which is spreading to other places).