The image on the special RUB100 bank notes issued to celebrate the World Cup in Russia is almost identical to the now iconic picture of Igor Akinfeev blocking a shot in the historic penalty shootout against Spain.
Russian GydroMedCenter weather forecast agency expects the Russian grain harvest in 2018 to be 10-15% lower than in 2017 due to adverse weather and the condition of winter and spring crops.
Despite the Russian government’s best efforts to crush the encrypted messaging service Telegram, the number of its users has risen not fallen: the number of economically active users in big Russian cities reached 3.67mn people, Vedomosti daily said o
Operational conditions in Russian manufacturing sector deteriorated for a second successive month in June, with the manufacturing output dipping to joint-weakest since July 2016 and new orders declining for the first time in almost two years, the Man
Infamous US lobbyist Paul Manafort organised EU luminaries to plead with Brussels on behalf of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych to sign an Association Agreement with Ukraine without the freeing of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko
Russia's Economics Ministry revised its GDP growth forecast down to 1.9% from the previous 2.2% outlook, while in 2019 economic growth in expected to slow down to 1.4%, according to an unpublished internal outlook revision
The body language in photos released from the meeting between the Russian president and Trump's emissary John Bolton could not hide the sheer joy and indeed euphoria from Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Despite an overall decline in the EU and Russia’s economic interdependence, Central European dependence has actually grown, a trend entirely shaped by material, rather than ideological, concerns.
The London High Court resolved the case involving billionaire Russian shareholders of Norilsk Nickel metals major in favour of sanctioned Oleg Deripaska and against Vladimir Potanin.
Equity investors left emerging markets in droves in the first quarter of 2018, but the pain of the global EM equity rout has been Russia’s gain.
Sanctions are designed to change behaviour. They should have clear goals and need clear conditions to meet to get them lifted. The US sanctions imposed on Russia in April have none of these qualities.
Russia's economic recovery continued in May based on base sector data provided by Rosstat on June 20, but that was coupled with an unexpected dive in real income in May that caught analysts off guard.
The amount of pirated software used in Russia in 2016-2017 declined by 2pp to its lowest level since 2013, but illegal software remains installed on two thirds (62%) of all devices, according to a study by Business Software Alliance
Two and half decades on from the collapse of the USSR inflation is at an all time low and interest rates have fallen into single figures and will keep falling. That is making ordinary Russians look for new ways to invest their savings.
Commentators believe that the west’s constant demonising of President Vladimir Putin coupled with the start of an economic recovery has boosted the president’s popularity.
Beijing could undermine US plan to strangle Iranian economy by accepting more oil from the Islamic Republic.
Safmar group of billionaire Mikhail Gutseriev confirms earlier reports and will acquire MediaMarktSaturn electronics retailer owned by the German Ceconomy, Vedomosti daily said on June 20 citing both companies.
A delegation from Moscow-based multilateral lender the International Investment Bank (IIB) visited Budapest on June 18 as it prepares to set up its new European unit in the Hungarian capital, the bank said in a statement.