Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Russian capital.
December 21, 2018
The stated goal of sanctions is to change Russia’s behaviour and more specifically to change its aggressive policy to its neighbours – Ukraine first and foremost. In this sense they are a complete failure.
December 7, 2018
Commentators warn private banking is over in Russia if the “family silver” goes to a state bank.
November 27, 2018
Given the political timing of the incident the question needs to be asked but the answer is inconclusive. Whoever is to blame, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko received a political gift.
October 18, 2018
bne keeps soldiering on as we believe the transition of emerging European countries into normal democracies with functioning markets is one of the most exciting stories on the planet.
September 22, 2018
Looking over Russia’s capital flight data, you could be driven to tears. Since 1994, when the Central Bank of Russia started publishing the data, a total of $581bn has left Russia as private sector outflows.