Ben Aris

Opinion 6 hours ago

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

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

Opinion 6 hours ago

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

Business 3 months ago

Russia’s Economic Recovery Remains a Challenge

Russia’s Economic Recovery Remains a Challenge

Business 3 months ago

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

News 3 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 3 months ago

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

Business 5 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 5 months ago

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

Business 6 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 6 months ago

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

Business 7 months ago

Russia’s Import Substitution Has Not Been a Great Success

Russia’s Import Substitution Has Not Been a Great Success

Business 7 months ago

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

Business 7 months ago

Russia Debates how to Regulate Bitcoins

Russia Debates how to Regulate Bitcoins

Business 7 months ago

What is missing is the regulation to protect investors from fraud

News 7 months ago

Former Russian Finance Minister Slams Military Spending

Former Russian Finance Minister Slams Military Spending

News 7 months ago

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

Business 7 months ago

Russia's Blockchain Revolution

Russia's Blockchain Revolution

Business 7 months ago

Russia has gone a bit blockchain bonkers.

Business 7 months ago

Bankruptcies on the Rise in Russia

Bankruptcies on the Rise in Russia

Business 7 months ago

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