The following are selected interviews. For more media appearances go to Michael McFaul's Youtube channel.
McFaul: Wagner group leader may be posturing for a political future
Amb. McFaul: Alleged drone attack was ‘not an assassination attempt on Vladimir Putin’
Amb. McFaul: Evan Gershkovich’s release will be decided ‘politically,’ not ‘in a court of law’
Putin will be ‘haunt(ed) for the rest of his life’ by warrant, former ambassador says
Russian fighter jet collides with U.S. drone
Amb. McFaul: Putin ‘doesn’t care about slaughtering his people’ as 1,100 Russians dead in Bakhmut
Former US Ambassador on the Future of Russia and the West's Perspective on the War
Former US Ambassador Michael McFaul spoke to Ekaterina Kotrikadze at the Munich Security Conference. They discussed the presence of Russian opposition voices at the conference, the possible disconnect between Ukraine and the West on the timeline and resources required for the war, the current Western attitude towards Russia, and the possible scenarios that might lead to the end of the conflict.
Michael McFaul: Trip to Ukraine is a 'brilliant move' by Biden
Amb. McFaul: Putin’s Ukraine war comparison is disgusting
Why all Americans have a stake in what happens in Ukraine next
Today, the world marks the tragic anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The good news is that Ukraine won the first year of this war. The bad news is that the war continues, with no plans from Russian leader Vladimir Putin to retreat or negotiate. He’s playing a long game, expecting the collective West to eventually lose interest. We cannot allow that to happen. Indeed, it is in America’s interest to stay the course and help Ukraine achieve victory.