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Why is ruble going strong?

The dollar exchange rate declined below 65 rubles during trading on the Moscow stock exchange last week, while the euro exchange rate dropped below 74 rubles. This week the dollar fluctuated near 64.5 rubles on Monday-Wednesday, …

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Caucasus has lowest death rates in Russia

The Caucasus has once again confirmed its status as a region of long-livers - it has the lowest death rates in Russia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper writes with reference to Rosstat. The death rate in 2018 was 3 per 1000 citizens in …

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Investments in Georgia decrease by 34%

Foreign direct investment in Georgia in 2018, decreased by 34.9% compared with 2017 year, executive director of the National Statistics Service of Georgia 'Sakstat' Gogita Todradze said. She said that in 2018, …

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U.S. remains world’s top arms exporter

The United States remained far and above the rest of the world as the globe’s leading arms exporter, with Russia a distant second, according to a report of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). SIPRI said …

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Georgia exports 12 mln bottles of wine in two months

Georgia exported about 12.2 million bottles of wine to 32 countries in January-February 2019, which is a 13% increase compared to the same period of 2018, according to the Georgian National Wine Agency. Last month Georgia generated …

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 Russians's wage growth slows down in January

The annual growth of Russians’ real wages has slowed down to its lowest since mid-2016 in January - 0.2%, due to rising inflation, the Russian Central Bank said in a report. "The annual growth rate of nominal wages continued …

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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 …

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Georgia’s economy grows 3.5% in 2019

Georgia’s economy is growing steadily, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). The estimated real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in January 2019 equaled 3.5% …

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Russians cannot get out of debt?

The Russians scored a record number of loans in 2018. The average debt burden of Russian families increased from 22% to 27%.  Russian people's current total debt is 14.86 trillion rubles. According to the …

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Azerbaijani tourists prefer Iran

The number of Azerbaijani citizens traveling to foreign countries grew by almost 20%, and most of them prefer to travel to Iran, according to the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan. "The number of Azerbaijani citizens …

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Armenian population continues to decline

Armenia’s resident population declined by 7,600 people to 2, 965,100  people as of January 1, 2019 as opposed to January 1, 2018, according to the latest numbers, released by the Armenian National Statistical Committee (NSC). …

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Two Russians missing in Georgia

The Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs published today statistics on the disappearances of foreign citizens over the past year. A total of 16 foreigners were reported missing in 2018, of which 12 were found during the year. In …

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Car prices to rise in Russia

The analyst agency Avtostat published today a forecast of the car prices growth in Russia in 2019 by 12%, which, according to the car dealers, will be caused by a number of factors, including the VAT increase, the rise of the spare parts prices …

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Russian real disposable incomes continue declining

Russia’s real disposable income decreased 0.2% in 2018, the Russian Federal State Statistics Service said in a statement, reporting preliminary data. The real disposable income excludes taxes and other mandatory payments and its …

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