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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.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

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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2015-03-04 Russia

US businessman: 'How I became Putin's no. 1 enemy'

Bill Browder was once the largest investor in Russia. For a few years he blazed a trail, exposing corruption and scandal at Russia's biggest companies, often by naming and...

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2015-03-05 Ebola

Liberia's president slams Boko Haram's use of female bombers

Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, was in Brussels this week to attend an international conference on the fight against Ebola. During her visit, she spoke to FRANCE 24's...

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2015-03-02 Hong Kong

Hong Kong's umbrella revolution 'is not dead'

A few months ago, the world was transfixed by a massive wave of protests on the streets of Hong Kong. The so-called "umbrella revolution" was prompted by concerns over the future...

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2015-02-28 Yemen

'Agent Storm': How a militant Islamist became a CIA spy

Morten Storm is a Danish militant Islamist-turned-CIA double agent. In "Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA", a book written with journalists Paul Cruickshank and...

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2015-02-28 Rwanda

Rwandan president claims 'no problem with France'

Rwanda has “no particular problem with France”, the country’s President Paul Kagame said in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 Friday, despite a long-running dispute over...

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