The following are selected interviews. For more media appearances go to Michael McFaul's Youtube channel

May 5, 2023

McFaul: Wagner group leader may be posturing for a political future

May 3, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Alleged drone attack was ‘not an assassination attempt on Vladimir Putin’

April 5, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Evan Gershkovich’s release will be decided ‘politically,’ not ‘in a court of law’

March 17, 2023

Putin will be ‘haunt(ed) for the rest of his life’ by warrant, former ambassador says

March 14, 2023

Russian fighter jet collides with U.S. drone

March 13, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Putin ‘doesn’t care about slaughtering his people’ as 1,100 Russians dead in Bakhmut

February 28, 2023

Former US Ambassador on the Future of Russia and the West's Perspective on the War

TV Rain Newsroom

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.

February 28, 2023

Michael McFaul: Trip to Ukraine is a 'brilliant move' by Biden

MSNBC Morning Joe
February 28, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Putin’s Ukraine war comparison is disgusting

MSNBC The Last Word
February 24, 2023

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.