World

Sep 5: No benefit to new Cold War

A new Cold War would be a waste of money for all taxpayers and Russia intends to continue its partnerships with the rest of the world, says Arkady Dvorkovich, economic aide to Russia president Dmitry Medvedev. At the Ambrosetti conference in northern Italy, he tells John Thornhill, FT Europe editor, that Russia will recover from capital flight after the Georgia crisis. [Interview recorded on Friday September 5th 2008]