Here’s why Russia has one of the worst safety records for commercial aviation
The second part of the series ‘Safety first’: how does rearmament affect the defence industry, and how does the industry affect the Russian authorities?
Pavel Luzin considers the political and economic factors which make Rostec worth watching
EU disunity, support from key energy companies, and Trump’s acquiescence will see Nord Stream 2 completed
Anton Imennov and Sergey Glandin consider the ties between the Venezuelan oil company PdVSA and Russia’s GazpromBank; ties which have become enmeshed in the sanctions web
At a time of budget cuts in Russia, Jeremy Morris questions whether the government can extract much more tax revenue from its citizens without spurring resentment or resistance
Nick Trickett on the political and economic pressures fuelling Rosneft’s latest round of Middle Eastern dealmaking
Russia’s strategy in Venezuela offered high rewards, but even higher risks remain
Vladislav Inozemtsev on the inevitability of another recession in Russia
Vladislav Inozemtsev reflects on the state of Russia’s economy at the end of this year and challenges it faces at the start of the next
Russia and Saudi Arabia are rolling a boulder up a hill only to see it tumble back down as their relative market power declines
Too often development policies in Russia are geared towards its mega cities and border areas — all at the expense of smaller towns and rural areas. As wealth inequalities spiral out of control, that has to change.