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HARDtalk - Sergei Guriev - Russian economist

Sergei Guriev was a strong voice for economic liberalisation - so why did he choose to go into exile? And what does it tell us about the true face of Vladimir Putin's Russia?

HARDtalk speaks to one of modern Russia's best and brightest economists, Sergei Guriev.

Well connected to the new Russian political elite, Guriev was a strong voice for economic liberalisation and a Russian patriot. So why, earlier this year, did he choose, as so many talented Russians have in the past, to go into exile? And what does Guriev's extraordinary story tell us about the true face of Vladimir Putin's Russia?

  • Broadcast on BBC News Channel, 12:30AM Wed, 26 Jun 2013
  • Available until 12:59AM Thu, 26 Jun 2014
  • First broadcast BBC News Channel, 4:30AM Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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