PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Why Vladimir Putin likes to create problems only he can solve Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/390319/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Russian President Vladimir Putin has meddled in several international conflicts. It's part of a pattern that helps him win support back home.