A conversation on the crisis, ease of doing business, and why Tatarstan is an attractive investment target.
Tatneft is Russia’s largest remaining regional oil company. But its business goes quite a bit further than hydrocarbons, it seems.
Our new bi-weekly roundup of news from the rest of the post-Soviet space.
Why is Russia hosting yet another mega sporting event? Miranda Lupion argues that hosting World Cup 2018 has more to do with power grids than power projection.
A look at how bonds work and what they mean for Russia’s economy.
President Igor Dodon wants a closer relationship with Moscow. Bilateral trade and politics tell a different story.
Tatiana Stanovaya, on elite dynamics as they concern Russia’s energy sector.