Does anyone in the West really know what makes Russian President Vladimir Putin tick? Or, what’s motivating his deadly military incursion into Ukraine: money, power, revenge, vindictiveness, ego? And what brought the two nations to this point? Mike Slater and the specialists attempt to profile the former Soviet KGB agent and analyze his chequemate of Zelensky — all against the backdrop of current global politics, and in the context of the history of that region. Trust us, this is far more complicated than it appears.