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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2013-01-28

Kirill Dmitriev, CEO, Russian Direct Investment Fund

Russia is playing a big part at this year’s World Economic Forum. PM Dmitry Medvedev is among the political leaders who made the trip to Davos and Moscow currently holds the G20 presidency. However, the country’s image as an investment destination is still hampered by concerns of corruption. For more on this issue, Markus Karlsson speaks to Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund.

By Markus KARLSSON

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