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"I see [Obama] as the president who rallied the allies after the invasion of Crimea to put together very tough sanctions against Russia that have brought the Russian economy down;"
Axelrod, who has been critical of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the current presidential campaign, was advising Obama when Clinton was Secretary of State. At the time, Medvedev was President of Russia;
"Putin, when he returned, slammed the door on a lot of things."
Hromadske’s Nataliya Gumenyuk and Kyiv Post’s Josh Kovensky spoke to David M. Axelrod, Director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago and Former Senior Advisor to President Obama at the YES Conference on September 15, 2016 in Kyiv.