The former junior Minister spent four years living and working in Russia

Russia has been at the centre of political news in recent months, mainly due to Donald Trump's connections to the country.

But what is Russia, and the Putin regime, really like?

Former junior Minister and businessman Conor Lenihan is one Irish person who knows this very well, having spent four years living and working there. He joined us for our Friday profile interview to discuss his experiences of the country.

Listen below: