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Latest update : 2014-02-13

Dmitri Trenin, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The Russian president fought particularly hard for the Winter Olympics to be held in Sochi. His name will be associated with them in a way unmatched by any other political leader in recent times. It is his chance to defy his mockers and demonstrate once and for all that Russia is more that oil, gas, oligarchs and a dodgy record on human rights. But has he succeeded? And what sort of Russia is Vladimir Putin building?

Dmitri Trenin, director of the Moscow Center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, gives FRANCE 24's Robert Parsons his point of view.

By Robert PARSONS

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2015-07-22 USA

'Americans have to change their eating habits'

Sam Kass, a former White House chef and a public face of first lady Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obesity campaign spoke to FRANCE 24's Mairead Dundas. He explains that one of...

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2015-07-18 nuclear Iran

Iran nuclear deal: 'Sanctions have worked'

Salome Zurabishvili is a career diplomat who is currently coordinator of the UN Panel of Experts on sanctions against Iran. She has been in the thick of efforts to reach an...

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2015-07-15 climate change

Climate change: 'We have to de-carbonise growth'

Rachel Kyte is vice-president of the World Bank and its special envoy on climate change. She is at the forefront of the fight to secure a global commitment to limit greenhouse...

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2015-07-11 Srebrenica massacre

Srebrenica massacre, 20 years on: Did the West know?

Twenty years ago, some 8,000 Muslim men and boys were murdered at the hands of Serb forces in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. The failure of the international community to...

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2015-07-11 Srebrenica massacre

Srebrenica massacre, 20 years on: Former Dutch minister accuses the West

Twenty years ago, some 8,000 Muslim men and boys were murdered at the hands of Serb forces in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. At the time, the enclave was under the protection of...

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