Russian economy a year on

Andrey Sharonov, the managing director of the Troika Dialogue Group and a participant in the Sochi 2009 International Investment Forum

1964 - Born in Ufa
1986 - Graduates, Ufa Aviation Institute
1988 - Graduates, Russian Academy of Government Service
1989 - PhD in sociology
1990 - Subcommittee chairman, USSR Supreme Soviet
1991 - Chairman, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic State Committee for Youth Policy
1992 - Chairman, Russian Federation Youth Committee
1996 - Department head, Russian Ministry of Economy
1997 - Deputy economy minister
1999 - Deputy minister of Economic Development and Trade
2003 - First deputy minister of Economic Development and Trade
2005 - State secretary/deputy minister of Economic Development and Trade
2007 - Managing director, Troika Dialog Group

Today we will talk about the state of the Russian economy. The 8th International Investment Forum “Sochi 2009” will take place on September 17-20. The items topping the agenda are developing the Russian economy, realization of large-scale investment projects, and energy-efficiency issues. To talk about the forum and its issues, our guest today is Andrey Sharonov, the nanaging director of the Troika Dialogue Group and a participant in the Sochi 2009 International Investment Forum.