Russian economy

Putin: Positive trend in Russian economy should be supported

Putin: Positive trend in Russian economy should be supported

Positive trend in the Russian economy is still unsteady, it should be supported, President Vladimir Putin said, TASS reports. "We know about positive trends that were marked in the end of 2016 (in economy) but at …

Russian economy needs revolutionary reforms

Russian economy needs revolutionary reforms

Kudrin does well to make the case for change in geopolitical terms

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

No talks between the US and Russia on reducing nuclear potentials are in progress at the moment, the Russian presidential spokesman …

Russian Finance Ministry proposes to create unified economic policy document

Russian Finance Ministry proposes to create unified economic policy document

Russia can create a unified document on economic policy, this initiative was proposed by Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov at the Gaidar forum. Siluanov made this proposal responding to the question of head of …

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Russia may lift the sanctions against the West, the First Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, said in the framework of the Gaidar Forum. "Perhaps it is time to understand that the sanctions or counter …

Financial officials discuss model of Russia#039s economy growth (VIDEO)

Financial officials discuss model of Russia's economy growth (VIDEO)

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A panel discussion on 'the model of sustainable economic growth for Russia' is being held in the framework of the 8th Gaidar Forum in Moscow. It was opened by an address of the chairman of the Board of the Center for Strategic Research, …

Medvedev: we preparing plan of action to speed up Russia#039s economic growth

Medvedev: we preparing plan of action to speed up Russia's economic growth

The Russian government is drafting a plan of action to speed up economic growth in the country to the rates above the average global level, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said speaking at the Gaidar …

Russia and Turkey establish economic cooperation

Russia and Turkey establish economic cooperation

Russia and Turkey are normalizing relations, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov told journalists on the sidelines of the Gaidar Forum. "We are developing constructive cooperation with Turkey. …

Russian government to deal with incomes of Russians

Russian government to deal with incomes of Russians

The main task of the Russian government at the moment is the restoration of incomes of the population, which strongly declined in recent years, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said at the Gaidar Forum today. …

8th Gaidar Forum starts in Moscow

8th Gaidar Forum starts in Moscow

Today, the 8th Gaidar Forum started at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow, it will last until 14 January. The key theme of the forum  - 'Russia and the World: the …

Will US impose sanctions against whole world?

Will US impose sanctions against whole world?

New US sanctions, proposed by the US senators, would damage the global economy, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "No doubt, such restrictions will deal additional damage both to bilateral relations …

Russia among most popular investor picks for emerging markets

Russia among most popular investor picks for emerging markets

Russia entered the list of popular investor picks for emerging markets for 2017, Bloomberg writes. For investors that borrow in currencies with low interest rates and buy high yielding ones, Russia’s ruble is a top bet.  …

Russia#039s international reserves increased

Russia's international reserves increased

Russia's international reserves grew by $100 million to during the period of December 16-23, the Russian Central Bank said. The reserves have reached $379.1 billion, as of December 23, according to the Central Bank's …

Russia increases its international reserves

Russia increases its international reserves

Central Bank of Russia announced today that the country has increased its international reserves. As of December 23, 2016, they amounted to $379.1 compared to $379 billion as of December 16. In other words, reserves increased …

 Nabiullina: Russian economy to enter stage of growth in 2017

Nabiullina: Russian economy to enter stage of growth in 2017

The Russian economy will overcome the stage of adjustment to external challenges in 2016, the head of the Russian Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina …

Russian Finance Ministry discusses assets for privatization in 2017

Russian Finance Ministry discusses assets for privatization in 2017

The Russian government is considering additional assets that may be privatized in 2017, the Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. "[Our planned privatization revenues next year] amount to 138 bln rubles ($2.3 bln) …

Russia#039s Economy Goes Out Of Recession

Russia's Economy Goes Out Of Recession

It can surprise next year by accelerating growth to 1.5%

2016 marked by crisis for Russians

2016 marked by crisis for Russians

The crisis, rising prices and the difficult economic situation in the country have been the most significant event of 2016 for 40% of Russians, according to a survey conducted by the research holding Romir. In comparison with 2015, the …

Vladimir Putin takes stock of 2016

Vladimir Putin takes stock of 2016

Today, Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference is held in Moscow at the World Trade Center on Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment. It kicked off at 12:00 MSK. The 2016 press conference …

Will they take away key rate from Russian Central Bank?

Will they take away key rate from Russian Central Bank?

Deputies of the parliamentary faction 'Fair Russia', headed by its Chairman Sergey Mironov, offered the State Duma to consider the bill, which may give the National Financial Council (NFC) - a collective body of the Bank …

Almost all Russia#039s population growth caused by migration

Almost all Russia's population growth caused by migration

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Ukraine has been a major donor for two years, providing more than half of migration gain

Russian President approves state budget for 2017

Russian President approves state budget for 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on the Russia’s federal budget for 2017 and the planned period of 2018-2019. The document was posted on the official website of legal information. The budget law for …

EU formally extends Russia sanctions

EU formally extends Russia sanctions

The European Union extended economic sanctions against Russia by six months on Monday after completing the legislative process for a decision endorsed last week by national leaders at an EU summit. Sanctions introduced in July 2014 will …

Putin praises government#039s performance in 2016

Putin praises government's performance in 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given a positive assessment of the cabinet’s work in 2016. "Despite all the difficulties, the government’s work has yielded an optimal effect," he said at a …

Vladimir Putin to meet with businessmen

Vladimir Putin to meet with businessmen

Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a traditional meeting with representatives of Russian business circles. The president will discuss a plan of reaching a higher growth rate than the global …

 Russian economy#039s recovery to be gradual - media

Russian economy's recovery to be gradual - media

Rise in oil price provides boost for Russian economy but lack of reform and investment drags on demand, Financial Times writes. With oil prices ticking up, and hopes that a US administration led by Donald …

 Russia to celebrate New Year with 10% key rate

Russia to celebrate New Year with 10% key rate

The Board of Directors of the Russian Central Bank has decided to keep the key rate at 10% per annum at the today's meeting. According to the regulator’s press release, the dynamics of inflation and economic activity in …

Russia ahead of China in developing countries rating

Russia ahead of China in developing countries rating

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) made a rating of of emerging markets, according to which Russia managed to surpass China for the first time. South Korea is in the first place of this rating. According to experts, even …

Russia#039s Medevedev sums up 2016

Russia's Medevedev sums up 2016

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev answered questions from journalists, told about the main results of the outgoing 2016 and outlined plans for 2017. Russian authorities, implementing all social obligations before …

Oreshkin plans to revive Russian economy with 500 billion rubles

Oreshkin plans to revive Russian economy with 500 billion rubles

The new Russian Minister of Economic Development Maksim Oreshkin sent to the government the first policy document - a draft "Action Plan aimed at increasing the Russian economy growth in 2017", the Russian media with …