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Economy

6 May 2016

Small Businesses Heading for the Exit

The Russian authorities are creating new state corporations and state-owned banks to “support” small businesses. In reality, however, small businesses only face tax hikes and extra-judicial demolitions of retail premises

27 April 2016

Russians’ Investments in the West

Russians’ investments in Western economies in exchange for residency or citizenship: A brief overview

19 April 2016

Banking on Politics

VEB’s bailout highlights ‘the privatization of profits and nationalization of losses’  

12 April 2016

Robbing Peter to pay Paul

The Russian budget already cannot be met for two consecutive years 

23 March 2016

There will be no sell-offs!

Five reasons why “big privatization” is impossible under Putin