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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2014-03-03

Ronald Freeman, Supervisory Board Director, Sberbank of Russia

The future of Ukraine is being sketched out after the dramatic departure of Viktor Yanukovich from the presidency. There is a lot of political uncertainty, but one certainty is that Ukraine needs outside help to avoid going bankrupt. Russia pledged 15 billion dollars last year, but put the lifeline on hold, citing political turmoil.

For more on Ukraine's economy and the Russian connection, France 24's Markus Karlsson talks to Ronald Freeman. He is a board member at some of Russia's biggest companies, including lender Sberbank and steel maker Severstal.
 

By Markus KARLSSON

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2014-07-31 Ukraine

War and Markets, with Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank

There is no shortage of major news events to digest for investors - violence in Gaza, the war in Syria, insurgents advancing in Iraq, as well as tougher western sanctions against...

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2014-07-25 environment

When big companies want to do good

There is much talk of Corporate Social Responsbility and the role of big business in society. Are big companiges better global citizens now than 20 years ago? We asked Bernard...

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2014-07-10 Paris

Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of Paris Europlace and CEO of GDF Suez

Markus Karlsson talks to Gérard Mestrallet, the head of Paris Europlace, an organization that promotes Paris as an international financial hub. He is also the CEO of French...

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2014-07-12 finance

Dominique Cerutti, CEO of Euronext

Markus Karlsson talks to Dominique Cerutti, CEO of Euronext, at financial forum Paris Europlace which brings together la crème de la crème in Finance.

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2014-07-03 French economy

Horse play: A closer look at a billion euro business

Horse racing and show jumping are often viewed as pastimes for the rich and even richer. But it's also a billion euro industry that includes racing, betting, leisure riding and...

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