Lucy Ash meets five men and women who provide insights into the momentous changes taking place in RUSSIA today.
In this first programme, she hears about the adventures of Britain's honorary consul in Vladivostok, Andrew Fox.
|01||02||The Battle For Baikal||20010731|
She hears about Jennie Sutton's campaign to protect the biggest fresh-water reservoir on the planet, and how its ecosystem is under threat.
|01||03||The English Chechen||20010801|
She hears about the tiny Quaker-based charity of which Chris Hunter is director, which helps child victims of the conflict in Chechnya.
|01||04||A Most Unorthodox Priest||20010802|
She talks to Christopher Hill, who comes from MANCHESTER and was brought up an Anglican.
But he has become a RUSSIAn Orthodox priest and works in Moscow.
|01||05 LAST||Russian Roulette||20010803|
She talks to a businessman who, when declared bankrupt in the UK, set up a new empire in the East.