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Attracting roubles to Singapore

23 September 2013 Last updated at 01:36 BST

Singapore is playing host to a number of Russian businessmen and oligarchs this week in an annual forum that invites them to discuss business deals with their Asian counterparts.

Sharanjit Leyl met the man behind the forum, Michael Tay, for a sneak preview of what will dominate the agenda.

Visit the BBC World News Asia Business Report website for more reports from the programme.

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