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Latest update : 2012-03-14

Ronald Freeman, Member of the board, Severstal

Is Russia a sweet spot for investors, or a cobweb of corruption and bureaucracy? It follows the election of Vladimir Putin in the Presidential election. The opposition is crying foul, and international observers say the vote was skewed in Putin's favour. To help us understand the money-angle of the story, Markus Karlsson talks to Ronald Freeman from Russian steel company Severstal.

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2014-12-11 eurozone

Rodolfo De Benedetti, Chairman of CIR Group (Compagnie Industriali Riunite)

Markus Karlsson talks to Rodolfo De Benedetti, the chairman of the Italian Group Compagnie Industriali Reunite. They discuss the situation of the eurozone economies.

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2014-12-04 Russia

Vladimir Yakunin, President of Russian Railways

Russia's economy is teetering on the bring of recession, weighed down by a cocktail of Western sanctions, slow global growth and falling oil prices. These difficulties have...

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2014-11-27 eurozone

The 'Stagnation Trap', with Catherine Mann, Chief Economist at the OECD

Without decisive action, the eurozone could get stuck in a "stagnation trap", says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The organisation also warns that...

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2014-11-13 economy

Talal Abu-Gazaleh, the 'Godfather of Arab accounting'

Markus Karlsson speaks to Talal Abu-Gazaleh, known as "the Godfather of Arab accounting". Born in Palestine, he is the founder and Chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Company (TAGCO)...

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2014-11-20 French economy

'Consult-Station', the world's first telehealth booth

Markus Karlsson speaks to general practitioner Franck Baudino and businessman Vincent Hillmayer from the company "Health for Development". H4D has developed a medical booth that...

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