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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

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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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2014-04-21 Vladimir Putin

Michael Leigh, Eastern Europe specialist

Michael Leigh of the German Marshall Fund is a specialist in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet bloc. He is also a former Director General for Enlargement at the European...

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2014-04-19 history

Todd Shepard, Author of 'The Algerian War and the Remaking of France'

Todd Shepard, an associate professor of history at Johns Hopkins University in the US, has written extensively on modern France and its former colonial empire. He is the author,...

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2014-04-16 Algerian presidential elections

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2014-04-14 USA

Keith Ellison, Democrat member of the US Congress

Keith Ellison is the U.S. Democrat Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district. He represents one of the most important progressive voices on Capitol Hill as he is...

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2014-04-12 United Nations

Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the UN

Edmond Mulet is Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations. He spoke to France 24 just after the Security Council voted to deploy a UN...

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