The prompt is: After reading closely Vladimir Putin’s speeches in Moscow and Sochi (Mar. 18 and Oct. 24, 2014), respond to the following questions: How does Putin characterize the Cold War, and what lessons does he draw from it? In light of what you’ve learned this semester, are those lessons correct? Why or why not? Your essays will be evaluated for clarity, organization, persuasiveness, and effective use of evidence. Be as specific as possible in your arguments, and be sure to answer the given questions. Please proofread your work for spelling and other errors. They influence your grade. I have included two of the sources that must be used.