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BRICS episode 1: Progress with burdens

05-06-2012 07:13 BJT

Russia is the largest country in the world, stretching across both Asia and Eastern Europe. Twice in the last few centuries, this country has stood as the thumb of the world. The first time was when Russia became a power broker in European affairs. The second time was the era of the Soviet Union when it was one of the two super powers of the world. But what has taken place in the past two decades? We will see how the country has changed under the leadership of Putin and Medvedev?

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