Forget geopolitics. Vladimir Putin granted France’s biggest actor citizenship for no other reason than Gérard Dépardieu’s huge popularity in Russia, argues François Picard’s panel. Also, the outrage of women in India, the changing of the guard in Washington, and Venezuela waits on Hugo Chavez.
- A. Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
- Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
- Nicholas Norbrook, Managing Editor, The Africa Report;
- Markus Karlsson, Business Editor, France 24.
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Programme prepared and produced by Paul Maakad, Mary Colombel and David Boratav