5 September 2018, 10:20PM
Australian Broadcasting Company, Late Night Live with Phillip Adams. Producer: Stan Correy
Everyone in the West thinks they know about the Rich Russians, the oligarchs. In the world of the super wealthy, the Russian billionaires are the epitome of glitz, glamour and occasionally corrupt behaviour.
Sociologist Elisabeth Schimpfössl conducted over 80 interviews with wealthy Russians to examine the transformation of Russia’s former “robber barons” into a new social class.