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Venture Capital

The Sanctioned (E37) Russian Railways Yakunin.(Reuters / Dmitry Astakhov)
This week the Venture Capital team talks to the Head of Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin, who is on the US sanction list. And despite an agreement in Geneva this week between world powers over Ukraine violence - the threat of sanctions still ... April 20, 2014 08:38
Venture Capital

Venture Capital is a lively weekly business news show presented by Katie Pilbeam. It covers the most important financial stories affecting Russia and the global economy, featuring exclusive interviews with some of the industry’s most respected economists.

Valves of gas pipe-line are seen in the gas station not far from Kiev (AFP Photo)
Warning: Flammable (E36)

Russia warns that Ukraine's gas debt could threaten energy supplies to Europe. And, as relations with the west sour, Russia looks east to China. Plus,...

April 13, 2014 08:30
Reuters/Lee Jae-Won
Capital fright (E35)

This week Katie Pilbeam talks with European Asset Fund Manager, Erik Krause, and investigates whether capital outflow is a problem for Russia. Russia's...

April 06, 2014 08:30 2
Supporters of the right wing party Pravyi Sector (Right Sector) protest in front of the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev on March 28, 2014. (AFP Photo / Genya Savilov)
​Ukraine: Cash injection or infection? (E34)

The International Monetary Fund is to loan Ukraine up to $18 billion to save the country from bankruptcy after three months of protests. But this money...

March 30, 2014 08:30 3
​Is all OK in the UK? (E33)

This week, Venture Capital focuses on how tougher sanctions against Russia could sour Russians’ London love affair. With 113 companies listed on its...

March 23, 2014 08:30 5
A man walks past a poster calling people to vote in the upcoming referendum, at the Crimean port of Sevastopol March 13, 2014. (Reuters/Baz Ratner)
Bracing for impact ​[E32] 

This week's show focuses on how the outcome of the referendum in Crimea will impact the economies of Russia and Ukraine. Also, shares of Russia's biggest...

March 16, 2014 08:30 3
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso (L) and EU President Herman Van Rompuy adress the media at the EU Council building in Brussels, on March 6, 2014, following an emergency summit on the crisis in Ukraine. (AFP Photo)
Crimea and punishment (E31)

This week Katie Pilbeam examines the likelihood of economic sanctions against Russia over the political tensions in Ukraine. With the Russia-EU economic...

March 09, 2014 14:30
Reuters / Bobby Yip
Ukraine strain (E30)

This week Venture Capital focuses on Ukraine as the embattled country remains on the brink of bankruptcy. Digital currency Bitcoin is dealing with its...

March 02, 2014 08:30
Cars drive past newly built hotels and shopping centres in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi (Reuters / Kai Pfaffenbach)
Olympic gold (E29)

As the Winter Games come to an end, Katie Pilbeam takes the show on the road to the Olympic host city, Sochi. With a record price tag getting nearly as...

February 23, 2014 06:01
George Galloway (AFP Photo / Miguel Medina)
Is Scotland bound to the pound? (E28)

Britain warns Scotland that it will lose the pound if it gains independence. Katie Pilbeam interviews MP George Galloway on Scotland’s future without...

February 16, 2014 08:30 2

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