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Garry Kasparov, “Winter is Coming” book tour | Politics and Prose

Since retiring from professional chess after ranking for twenty years as the world’s top player, Kasparov, author of How Life Imitates Chess, has led the pro-democracy movement in Russia—which included running for president in 2008—and since 2012 he has been chairman of the Human Rights Foundation. His new book is an urgent call to action in which he challenges the free world to recognize Putin as not just a repressive leader in Russia, but as a threat to global stability, one that can only be contained by a wide range of economic and diplomatic measures from abroad.

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University of Chicago “Winter Is Coming” event | Nov 13th, 2015

Garry Kasparov on America’s Endgame with Russia

Putin has been described as a chess master with the tactics he has used in region over the past 2 years. But chess legend and human rights activist, Garry Kasparov, says Putin is not a master chess player because he doesn’t play by the rules. In his new book, Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped, Kasparov argues that the worlds’ democracies must take an economic and diplomatic stand against Putin’s Russia to stop his global threat.

Join the IOP as it welcomes arguably the greatest chess player in history, Garry Kasparov, to discuss what America and its allies can do to stop Putin.

Newsmax TV Steve Malzberg Show | Nov 4th, 2015

Kasparov said Putin is bent on “creating chaos, creating problems, creating wars, [which] is his only justification of staying in power.

“He knows that the economy will never work in his favor any more in Russia, so he has to sell a different mythology to Russian people. That’s why as long as Putin stays in Kremlin in power, he will create problems.

“Unfortunately, there are too many opportunities for him to create problems. I believe he and the Iranians will try to push ISIS, the Islamic State … against Saudi Arabia because if Saudi Arabia, God forbid blows up, it will push oil prices. This is Putin’s number one priority.”

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