Ford (NYSE:F) has recently upped the pace of its expansion in Russia. The first-ever Russian-made Ford Explorer rolled off a St. Petersburg assembly line last month, and now Ford is making plans to bring more of its SUVs to the world's largest country.

In this video, contributor John Rosevear looks at the challenges and opportunities facing Ford in Russia -- and at the Blue Oval's long-term vision for the huge potential of this big market.