Cynthia Hooper

Cynthia Hooper

Cynthia Hooper is associate professor of history at the College of the Holy Cross.

Vladimir Putin on television

Commentary: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has Kremlin battling for hearts and minds at home

By: - March 3, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin is locked in a vicious struggle not only to subjugate Ukraine, but also to keep his own citizens united in support of Kremlin policy. But as Ukrainian fighters capture the admiration of the world in Twitter posts and TikTok videos, even the illusion of Russian unity is beginning to crumble. A […]