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A Director Is Freed. And Russia's Role in Libya

Kirill Serebrennikov, one of Russia’s most acclaimed artistic figures has been released from house arrest on Tuesday. This week on From Russia With News we speak to Oliver Carroll, the Moscow correspondent for the Independent about the controversial case and what to expect next.

Libya is again on the brink of civil war. A Russian-linked warlord, who controls swaths of the oil-rich country has announced a campaign to take the country's capital, Tripoli. We speak with Max Suchkov, Editor at Al-Monitor about Russia's role in the Libyan conflict.

From Russia With News is hosted by Jonathan Brown and produced by Pjotr Sauer. The episode was recorded and edited at CM Records Studio in central Moscow.

Go Deeper:

Russian Director Serebrennikov Released on Bail After 1.5 Years of House Arrest

In Libya, One of Putin’s Many Bets Is in Play

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