This is a follow-up from my last post regarding the impact of sanctions on large companies in Russia.
I was reading the other day, not about the impact that sanctions are having on Russian companies, but of the lack thereof. 256 more words
Oleg Deripaska, one of Russia’s richest men, has officially announced plans to invest up to $200m on the construction of a new marina in Sochi Imereti seaport, one of Russia’s largest seaports located in the Adler area of Sochi. 254 more words
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have raised awareness of the terrible plight of stray dogs in Russia?. After local officials hired an exterminator to kill stray dogs in the run up to the Olympics, businessman, Oleg Deripaska, set up a dog rescue centre called Povodog. 376 more words
The issue of failing monogoroda, or single-industry cities, is rapidly becoming one of the most pressing economic issues and sources of political risk within the Russian Federation. 605 more words