Russia Direct talked to John M. Evans, the former director of the Russian Affairs Office at the U.S. Department of State (2002-2004) about the lessons Russia and the U.S. should draw from current turbulence.

Video by Pavel Koshkin and Pavel Gazdyuk

As Russia and the U.S. are already in their first year of ‘divorce’ Russia Direct approached to John M. Evans, a retired American diplomat and the former director of the Russian Affairs Office at the U.S. Department of State, who explains why the ‘new Cold War’ term is not an appropriate for U.S.-Russia relations and what lessons our countries should draw from the current turbulence.

Read the full interview here