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13 August 2018

Episode 1763

30 minutes

We ask whether Turkey’s central bank can prevent a full-blown currency crisis, discuss Vladimir Putin’s popularity in his homeland and ask what Italy should do with its fascist-era architecture. Plus: would you swap your smartphone for a less sophisticated device?

13 August 2018

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Putin’s popularity

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Russia expert Mary Dejevsky explains Vladimir Putin’s enduring popularity in his homeland.

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