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Economic Articles on Russia

Belarus and Russia Experience New Bout of Tensions

September 26, 2016

In recent years, there has been no shortage of bad blood between Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka and the Russian Kremlin. For example, in February 2004, Lukashenka referred to the stoppage of Russian natural gas flows...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Europe, Belarus, Russia

Ukrainian Aircraft Manufacturer Antonov Diversifies Away from Russia

September 15, 2016

Antonov, Ukraine’s only designer and manufacturer of aircraft, has severed all ties with Russia, which had been its main market and partner for decades (Ukrayinska Pravda, September 10). This was unavoidable, given the de facto...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Russian Military Build-Up in Arctic Highlights Kremlin’s Militarized Mindset

August 1, 2016

Despite Russia’s economic crisis, which has already imposed restrictions on military spending (see EDM, May 3), the Kremlin is trying to implement a questionable buildup in the Arctic, aimed at strengthening Russian military...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Economics, Russia, Arctic/High North

Russia’s Economy Deteriorates as Putin Focuses on Squabbles Among Siloviki

July 25, 2016

President Vladimir Putin is not taking a summer vacation. He has instead maintained a busy schedule of meetings with government officials and regional governors. But his grip on the steering wheel of Russia’s foreign and domestic...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Russia

Defense Minister Shoigu Reports on Russian Military Modernization

July 20, 2016

In the fourth year of leading the Russian Ministry of Defense, Sergei Shoigu has demonstrated a unique style of leadership, marked by routine snap inspection exercises, enhancing the image of the Armed Forces, and restoring the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Economics, Russia

Beset by Cash Flow Problems, Russia and Kazakhstan Consider Leasing Baikonur Cosmodrome to Other Countries

July 14, 2016

Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome is the oldest and largest space launch facility in the world, built in 1955 as a test range for the Soviet Union’s first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the R-7. It covers 2,600 square...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Russia

Political Turmoil Erupts in Abkhazia as Moscow Reduces Its Financial Support

July 11, 2016

Late on July 10, the head of Abkhazia’s Central Electoral Commission, Batal Tabagua, admitted that a mere 0.99 percent of registered voters had cast a ballot in the referendum on holding early presidential elections in the...

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

New Data Points to Worsening Economic Slump in Russia

July 5, 2016

During his appearance at this year’s St. Petersburg Eco­nomic Forum (June 16–18), President Vladimir Putin declared that “Russia has managed to resolve the most urgent problems in the economy” (, June 17). But just one...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Russia

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