Ben Aris

Business 1 month ago

Even the Specter of Sanctions Is Hurting Russia (Op-ed)

Even the Specter of Sanctions Is Hurting Russia (Op-ed)

Business 1 month ago

Sometimes just the promise of sanctions is as damaging as the real thing.

Opinion 1 month ago

Remembering Russia’s 1998 Financial Crisis (Op-ed)

Remembering Russia’s 1998 Financial Crisis (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

The whole economy fell to pieces all at once.

Business 2 months ago

Russia's Ruble Is Sliding, Pulled Down by the Collapse of the Turkish Lira

Russia's Ruble Is Sliding, Pulled Down by the Collapse of the Turkish Lira

Business 2 months ago

The threat of U.S. sanctions is also causing the ruble to spiral.

Business 3 months ago

Russia's World Cup Will Pay Off. Just Not Today (Op-ed)

Russia's World Cup Will Pay Off. Just Not Today (Op-ed)

Business 3 months ago

A ruble for every kopeck?

Opinion 4 months ago

What to Expect From the St. Petersburg Economic Forum (Op-ed)

What to Expect From the St. Petersburg Economic Forum (Op-ed)

Opinion 4 months ago

The dominant theme at SPIEF will be 'keep doing what you're doing, just do it better.'

Business 8 months ago

Russia’s Economic Recovery Remains a Challenge

Russia’s Economic Recovery Remains a Challenge

Business 8 months ago

Putin’s choice of economic model in 2018 will set Russia’s course for the next decade

News 8 months ago

Russia Inc Goes Into Profit as the Budget Breakeven Price for Oil Falls to $53

Russia Inc Goes Into Profit as the Budget Breakeven Price for Oil Falls to $53

News 8 months ago

The budget’s breakeven price of oil has always been a good benchmark for where the Russian government is at

Business 10 months ago

How Russia's Bank Clean-Up Got Hijacked and Landed a Senator in Jail

How Russia's Bank Clean-Up Got Hijacked and Landed a Senator in Jail

Business 10 months ago

The cleanup of Russia’s banking sector is proving dangerous for some owners

Business 10 months 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 10 months ago

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

Business 1 year ago

Russia’s Import Substitution Has Not Been a Great Success

Russia’s Import Substitution Has Not Been a Great Success

Business 1 year ago

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