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Russian Economy Hit by Oil Price Slide

January 25th, 2016

Episode 620 of 864 episodes

Moscow says the economy shrank by 3.7% in 2015. Alexei Zakharov, assistant professor at the Higher School of Economics tells us how the government will try to manage the economic decline. Also in the programme, there are big tweaks at the top of Twitter, as four executives step down. We have analysis from Stuart Miles of the technology website Pocket Lint. Plus we hear from India why the country's government says women deserve longer paid maternity leave. And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times fantasises about her idea of the perfect office.

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