Vladislav Inozemtsev looks at new attempts by the state to squeeze Russian taxpayers
Ivan Tkachev on why Russia’s largest bank is being handed over to the government
Ivan Tkachev on the 2020-2022 draft budget
Georgy Bovt argues that unless Russia changes its economic strategy and undertakes structural reforms, the country is doomed to stagnation and its population to gradual impoverishment
Jeremy Morris on the prospects for small business and entrepreneurship in Russia
Ivan Tkachev on how a new way of looking at Russia’s FDI offers clues of how intertwined Russian economy still is with the West
Jeremy Morris wonders whether Russia’s rising tax take is a sign of a state getting more effective, or if it is simply more of a federal fiscal cul de sac
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
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
What are the risks of growing household debt overhang?
Why is the Rouble sliding? Do Russia’s financial authorities find this too problematic?
Surveys point to a generally negative public perception of Russia’s pension plans. To what extent has this affected their attitude towards Vladimir Putin?