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Economic Articles on Russia

Russia’s New Energy Accords: Are They for Real?

July 1, 2015

Given the centrality of energy to the Russian economy and the withering impact of continuing low energy prices and sanctions, Russia has ample reason to promote energy deals with anyone it can find. The annual St. Petersburg...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Featured, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Energy, Transit, Europe, Balkans, Austria

Moscow Tries to Tighten Grip on North Caucasus’ Economic Life

June 30, 2015

Deputy Russian Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin made a surprising statement earlier this month (June) about impending sweeping changes in how Moscow subsidizes the North Caucasus. “Instead of subsidies for the republics we will...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

North Caucasians May Turn Into Third-Class Citizens in Russia

June 29, 2015

A Russian publication has alleged that the “Stop Feeding the Caucasus!” slogan, which is popular among ethnic Russians, was invented by Vladimir Putin’s enemies to undermine his authority and ultimately destroy him politically....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine

Yerevan Electricity Protests Reach Climax

June 29, 2015

Protests in Yerevan and other Armenian cities have persisted for over a week, following the state regulatory commission’s June 17 decision about increasing the electricity fee from August 1. As previously suggested (see EDM, June...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Info Warfare/Media, The Caucasus, Armenia, Russia, Featured

Russia’s Bankrupting Empire

June 29, 2015

Following the June 22 decision by the European Union to extend its sanctions on Russia for another six months, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev soberly declared two days later that the country’s faltering economy would...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Europe, Moldova , Armenia

Georgia’s Anaklia Port May Alter Balance of Power Near Russian-Occupied Abkhazia

June 26, 2015

On June 9, the Georgian government finally selected two winners, two consortia that are to move to the final stage of the bidding process to design, construct and operate the deep sea port of Anaklia, on Georgia’s Black Sea cost....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Russia, South Asia, Turkey

Iran-Armenia Railway Project Remains Controversial

June 24, 2015

Discussions surrounding the proposed Iran-Armenia railway project have intensified in early June, after a statement made by Russian Railways’ CEO, Vladimir Yakunin, who said that the project would not be expedient: “It is like...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Transit, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Armenia

Moscow Reluctant to Permit Cooperation between Crimea and the North Caucasus

June 24, 2015

Following last year’s annexation of Crimea, Russia’s initial tactic was to propagate multiple connections between the people on the peninsula and the country’s population. A year later, North Caucasian activists say that the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Ukraine, Crimea

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