Talking Europe hosts Vladimir Chizhov, a veteran Russian diplomat and permanent representative to the EU since 2005. He argues that the current standoff between Russia and the West serves no one. "Serious politicians should do their utmost to reverse this negative flow because it’s becoming really dangerous," Chizhov tells Armen Georgian in a wide-ranging discussion covering Syria, EU-Russia trade, Crimea-related sanctions, and the Salisbury attack.

Produced by Isabelle Romero and Roxane Runel.

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