The SCO and the BRICS Summits are soon to take place in Ufa, the capital of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan. CCTV Reporter Ai Yang took a look at how the city is preparing for its global debut.
Russian republic of Bashkortostan hosts BRICS summit
Russia is playing host while facing an economic downturn from slumping oil prices and sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. The country is keen to show its colleagues from Brazil, India, China and South Africa that both Russia and the economic grouping’s futures are still bright. CCTV’s Tom Barton filed this report from Moscow.
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