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Moscow hosts 10th Russia-Azerbaijan Interregional Forum

The 10th Russia-Azerbaijan Interregional Forum has opened in Moscow today. The event is co-organized by the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Economy. The business programme will feature an …

What's in gain in Doing Business ranking for Russia?

Russia has risen to the 28th position in the Doing Business 2020 rating of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation from the 31st position it occupied last year. The WB said in the report that it happened thanks to …

"Caspian Convention lays groundwork for joint projects"

The Convention on the Status of the Caspian Sea, signed more than a year ago by the heads of the five Caspian littoral states, has laid the groundwork for for the active development of joint bilateral and multilateral projects in this region, the …

Russia's business depression continues

Seventy nine percent of entrepreneurs believe that there are unfavorable conditions for doing business in Russia now, according to the results of the poll conducted by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM). The poll …

Does Russian business suffer from nihilism?

Russian First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov believes that Russian business does not want to see positive changes in public administration and the economy, and, having record profits, believes that …

Forbes names Russia's wealthiest businessmen

The Russian edition of Forbes published the list of Russia’s 200 wealthiest businessmen. The list is topped by retailer Leonid Mikhelson, co-owner of Sibur and Novatek, with $24 billion. Vladimir …

Putin meets with representatives of UK business

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited the UK business to take part in implementation of National Projects at a meeting with representatives of the UK business community working in Russian. "Hundreds of billions …

Kudrin: Russia at level of G7 countries of 80s

Russia's labor productivity lags 40 years behind those of developed economies. This level is close to Brazil's level and three times below the level of the U.S., head of the Russian Accounts Chamber Alexei …