Congress has passed new sanctions. Russia has already hit back diplomatically, but as Trump ponders signing the new bill, what are Moscow elites thinking? Kommersant investigates.
Russia’s informal economy is an often-discussed issue. But a part of that issue gets little attention: hundreds of thousands of assets – roads, bridges, power lines – with no formal owner. Mariya Portnyagina investigates.
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Russia has used Kyiv’s debt for political leverage. Might Venezuela take advantage?
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Article by Anastasia Bedneyeva, Natalya Skorlygina, and Anatoliy Dzhumailo. Translation by Nick Trickett. Companies may win an exemption from the … More
Article by Margarita Papchenkova, Tatyana Lomskaya. Translation by Nick Trickett. The Government’s social block has proposed a package of measures … More