Targetting Putin's 'Cronies'

The EU promises tougher sanctions on Russia and more of President Putin's 'cronies'. But just who are these multi-billionaire Russian oligarchs, and what is their relationship with the president? We ask Mark Hollingsworth, author of Londongrad: From Russia with Cash. Plus, Indonesia welcomes its new president, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, a man seen as marking a new break with the country's troubled past.

Glasgow gets set to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games, but what sort of economic legacy might the competition bring to the city? Throughout the programme Mark Whitaker is joined from New York by author and journalist Gordon Chang, and from Singapore by Angela Mancini, of Control Risks.

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