This week BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur interviews leading Russian economist Sergei Guriev, for the latest in the Rising Powers and Interdependent Futures podcast series.
They talk about the problem that Russian economy is facing with corruption and the need for deep structural reform, alongside the potential Russia has given its educated citizens and natural resources.
Catch up on the rest of the series
- Episode 1: Lord Jim O’Neill on the BRICS
- Episode 2: Yukon Huang on China
- Episode 3: Alex Schwartsman on Brazil
- Episode 4: Kaushik Basu on India
Next week the series culminates with a feature length documentary examining the global trends, recent research findings and future directions for the rising powers.
Episodes are available on the Global Development Institute podcast.
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The series was produced by Made In Manchester.