Future Economic Challenges

­Sean Ramsay – Journalist, New Media Intl
Vladimir Semago – Politician

Despite global turbulence, Russia has managed to keep its economy in line in recent years. But even the most efficient models become obsolete, and solutions to future challenges must be sought out.

As such, Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin has published his vision of how Russia's economy should be changed in the immediate future.

The article was warmly welcomed in general, but some critics say it's contradictory – and that Putin offers no real solutions.

So, is his program a real remedy or mere electoral speculation?

We’re asking journalists Sean Ramsay and Vladimir Semago.