The Russian Gamble
Risky Business in the Land of PutinStreaming Video - 2009
Fueled by surging oil and metal prices, the Russian economy once soared. Now, it borders on collapse-with dire global consequences. This CNBC Original documentary goes inside the crisis, profiling the nation's super-rich oligarchs, average Russians fighting for survival, and American companies that have bet big with investments in Russia. Several experts on the erstwhile superpower contribute commentary, including Arkady Dvorkovitch, President Medvedev's economic advisor; Dmitry Peskov, Prime Minister Putin's Chief of Staff; Sergei Riabokobylk, head of the U.S.-Russian Chamber of Commerce; Maxim Trudolyubov, editor at the Russian daily paper Vedomosti; Andrei Vavilov, former owner of the oil company Severnaya; and Jeff Costello, CEO of JP Morgan Chase Russia.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2008
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (43 min.) : sd., col., digital file
Uniform Title: Risky Business in the Land of Putin