This week on MESSAGE TRAFFIC is the first part of a two part series analyzing the roots of the current crisis in Russia. This recording is from our webinar which was held February 11. This part focuses on the question, “How did we get here?”. Katya Moore, a Senior Foreign Policy Fellow at NYCFPA, moderates the conversation between our guest speakers Edward Lozansky, Bill Boerum, Dakota Wood, and Justin Russell. Edward Lozansky is the President of the American University in Moscow and Russia House consulting firm in Washington, DC. Mr. Lozansky is a Professor at the National Research Nuclear University (MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute). Bill Boerum is an international conference speaker and commentator and is Chairman Emeritus of Sister Cities International. Dakota Wood is a Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, Center for National Defense, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation. Justin Russell is NYCFPA’s Principal Director with over 30 years of government service and relations, and international affairs.