Ben Aris

Business 1 day ago

Russia's Banking Sector Is on the Mend After a Catastrophic Summer

Russia's Banking Sector Is on the Mend After a Catastrophic Summer

Business 1 day ago

The banking sector is starting to recover and back in overall profit – just

Business 1 month ago

Russia’s Import Substitution Has Not Been a Great Success

Russia’s Import Substitution Has Not Been a Great Success

Business 1 month ago

One of the only industries in which the import substitution has worked is cheese production

Business 1 month ago

Russia Debates how to Regulate Bitcoins

Russia Debates how to Regulate Bitcoins

Business 1 month ago

What is missing is the regulation to protect investors from fraud

News 1 month ago

Former Russian Finance Minister Slams Military Spending

Former Russian Finance Minister Slams Military Spending

News 1 month ago

Russia's excessive military spending has left the fields of infrastructure, health, science and education largely underdeveloped.

Business 1 month ago

Russia's Blockchain Revolution

Russia's Blockchain Revolution

Business 1 month ago

Russia has gone a bit blockchain bonkers.

Business 1 month ago

Bankruptcies on the Rise in Russia

Bankruptcies on the Rise in Russia

Business 1 month ago

Russian companies are still feeling shockwaves from the 2008 financial crisis and shrinking government budgets

News 1 month ago

Russian Gas Deliveries to Turkey Soar in September

Russian Gas Deliveries to Turkey Soar in September

News 1 month ago

Putin’s ultimate goal seems to be to win over Turkey from the West's sphere of influence

Business 1 month ago

Oil Prices Rise to Highest Level in Two Years

Oil Prices Rise to Highest Level in Two Years

Business 1 month ago

The jump in oil prices will come as a blessing for Russia

Opinion 3 years ago

Specter of Money Haunts Ukraine's Turmoil

Specter of Money Haunts Ukraine's Turmoil

Opinion 3 years ago

Russia is not the villain here. The crisis is rooted in money, and Yanukovych's efforts to stave off Ukraine's bankruptcy forced him into Putin's arms.

Business 5 years ago

Diki Kapitalism: Economists Criticize Unexpected Interest-Rate Hike

Diki Kapitalism: Economists Criticize Unexpected Interest-Rate Hike

Business 5 years ago

The Central Bank unexpected hiked overnight interest rates by 0.25 percent to 8.25 percent to head off rising inflation, in a move that economists have criticized and fear may slow Russia's growth ...