[От 12 марта 2016, J Holmes] The onset of spring is greeted with the shrills of drills and the battering of hammers. As the ice thaws, so do those half-finished home projects, and work continues more or less where it left off. ‘Remont’ (ремонт) is that all-encompassing term used in Russian to denote almost any […]

Oil — the case for economic development

[От 20 февраля 2016, J Holmes] The oil and gas industry is a case in point when it comes to economic development and the unknowns of future technological innovation. There really is no telling what surprises lie in stall within the next decade. Currently, a surplus of oil made possible through the American investment in […]

Stagnation needn’t be inevitable

Now is a great time for Russian businesses to ride out the recession by diversifying into foreign markets. The weak Russian rouble could potentially provide Russian businesses with an edge on foreign competitors and promise greater returns in rouble-denominated terms. Business investment is what will allow companies to grow in the long term and come […]


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