MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) -- In the first of a series of special reports -- Becky's Briefing -- CNN anchor Becky Anderson has provided this special insight into some of the behind-the-scenes work that has gone into Russia Week which begins on Monday.
She has traveled to Moscow with producer Wayne Gray to report on the some of the most important issues gripping what is, arguably, the most fascinating country on the planet.
Drawing on CNN's well developed network of contacts and correspondents she will join colleagues as they address issues as diverse as energy and image.
For this first broadcast, Becky is joined by Wayne in Moscow's historic Pushkin Cafe to talk about the week ahead. (Click here to watch the video -- 2:16)
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Russia Week packages air throughout the week on CNN, including on Your World Today (Monday to Friday, 4 to 8 p.m., CET.)
World News Europe will be anchored live from Moscow by Becky Anderson (weekdays 9 to 9.30 p.m. and 10 to 10.30 p.m. CET.)