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World Debate Russia: Facing West and East? Part 5 of 5

Russia's economic ties with the fast growing economies of Asia, and China in particular, are relatively underdeveloped. So how much should Russia turn East in search of economic growth?

Nik Gowing chairs this World Debate featuring Chairman of EN+ Oleg Deripaska, Hong Kong Treasury Secretary KC Chan, CEO of Metro Group Eckhard Cordes and independent analyst Bobo Lo.

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Part 5

Recorded on 17 June 2011. The World Debate is broadcast on BBC World News and BBC World Service.