PRI's The World Edit this Published in PRI's The World Why Vladimir Putin likes to create problems only he can solve Listen Queue 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.