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• Nabiullina: Inflation Biggest Setback Of 2007
From Interfax; JRL #2007-264, Dec. 28, 2007.
• Russia may become world's fifth largest economy by 2020 - minister
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-262, Dec. 24, 2007.
• New Book: Russia Moves Into the Global Economy
From John M. Letiche; JRL #2007-259, Dec. 19, 2007.
• Privatization Plan For 2006 Not Implemented In Full - Audit Chamber
From Interfax; JRL #2007-259, Dec. 19, 2007.
• WILL KREMLIN USE 1990s PRIVATIZATIONS TO STRENGTHEN ITS GRIP ON BUSINESS?
From The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #2007-256, Dec. 14, 2007.
• New book on Russian banking and microfinance
From Gail Buyske; JRL #2007-240, Nov. 20, 2007.
• Russian Economy Has No Serious Medium-term Risks - Gaidar
  From Interfax; JRL #2007-240, Nov. 20, 2007.
• Yavlinsky Exposes Weakness Of Russian Economy
From Interfax; JRL #2007-240, Nov. 20, 2007.
• Annual direct foreign investment in Russia will reach $50Bln in 3 years
From Interfax; JRL #2007-239, Nov. 19, 2007.
• World Bank Urges Action on Inflation
By Tai Adelaja, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-240, Nov. 20, 2007.
• Investors Cash in on Infrastructure Boom
By Catrina Stewart, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-239, Nov. 19, 2007.
• Inflationary Pressure: Keeping a Lid on Rising Prices
By Dmitry Babich, from Russia Profile; JRL #2007-239, Nov. 19, 2007.
• World Bank says Russia's inflation could hit 11% in 2007
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-239, Nov. 19, 2007.
• Foreign direct investment in Russia could reach $50 bln in 2007
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-235, Nov. 13, 2007.
• Ivanov Admits Significance Of Problem Of Administrative Red Tape
From Interfax; JRL #2007-234, Nov. 12, 2007.
• [Burns] Keynote Speech "Russia's Economy and Prospects for U.S.-Russian Economic Relations"
Ambassador William J. Burns, State Department transcript; JRL #2007-222, Oct. 25, 2007.
• Russia forced to temporarily restrict foreign investment - presidential aide
From Interfax; JRL #2007-222, Oct. 25, 2007.
• Food Industry Agrees on Price Freeze
By Max Delany, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-222, Oct. 25, 2007.
• Russia: A Bread-And-Butter Issue
By Lyubov Chizhova, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #2007-215, Oct. 18, 2007.
•  Growing Gap Between Rich, Poor In Russia Does Not Promote Democracy - Judge
From Interfax; JRL #2007-215, Oct. 15, 2007.
• More Than Half Russians Cannot Afford Basic Daily Food Products - Survey
From Interfax; JRL #2007-214, Oct. 12, 2007.
• Political Reasons Behind Price Hike - Yavlinsky
From Interfax; JRL #2007-214, Oct. 12, 2007.
• After Putin's Speech, Foreign Executives Wait
By Max Delany and Miriam Elder, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-213, Oct. 11, 2007.
• Russian Markets Continue to Soar Despite Political Shakeup
By Ben Aris, from Russia Profile; JRL #2007-21, Oct. 11, 2007.
• A Mystery Executive With a Familiar Past
By Miriam Elder, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-21, Oct. 11, 2007.
• Next Round of IPOs Facing a Tough Ride
By Catrina Stewart, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-211, Oct. 9, 2007.
• Gref sole candidate for Sberbank CEO - source
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-211, Oct. 9, 2007.
• Foreign investment in Russia totals $50 bln so far this year
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-211, Oct. 9, 2007.
• U.S. Mortgage Crisis Having Little Effect On Russia - Zhukov
From Interfax; JRL #2007-211, Oct. 9, 2007.
• Kremlin Aide Warns of State Control
By Anatoly Medetsky and Miriam Elder, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-204, Oct. 4, 2007.
• No Risk Of Banking Crisis In Russia - Presidential Expert
From Interfax; JRL #2007-210, Oct. 8, 2007.
• Russian presidential aide bemoans 'fashion' for state corporations
From Interfax; JRL #2007-208, Oct. 4, 2007.
• Russia's tax service to establish inspections of top businessmen
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-Special Edition, Sept. 24, 2007.
• For Want of Proper Governance: Russia's Economic Future Depends on Decisions Made Now
By Felix Goryunov, from Russia Profile; JRL #2007-Special Edition, Sept. 24, 2007.
• Business Reluctant To Voice Concerns
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-200, Sept. 20, 2007.
• Course to liberalize economy remains unchanged - Putin
From Interfax; JRL #2007-199, Sept. 19, 2007.
• Some 200 Russian Cos. Worth Over $500 Mln Could Hold IPOs - Deutsche Bank
From Interfax; JRL #2007-199, Sept. 19, 2007.
• Crunch Threatens Banking Growth
By Catrina Stewart, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-194, Sept. 12, 2007.
• 90% Of Foreign Investors Ready To Expand Businesses In Russia - Ernst & Young
From Interfax; JRL #2007-194, Sept. 12, 2007.
• New Book: How Capitalism Was Built
From Anders Εslund; JRL #2007-189, Sept. 5, 2007.
• Growing Pains: Still a Long Way to Go After 15 Years of Market-Driven Economic Growth
By Felix Goryunov, from Russia Profile; JRL #2007-182, Aug. 27, 2007.
• Privatization Fears at Gorky Park
By Anna Arutunyan, from The Moscow News; JRL #2007-181, Aug. 24, 2007.
• Putin's Legacy
From Russia Profile, featuring Vladimir Frolov, Stephen Blank, Ethan S. Burger, Vlad Ivanenko, Andrei Lebedev, Edward Lozansky, Anthony T. Salvia, Andrei Seregin, Andrei Zagorski; JRL 2007-181, Aug. 24, 2007.
• Election Officials Share Fraud Stories
By Nikolaus von Twickel, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-180, Aug. 23, 2007.
• Putin's 8 Years a Hit with Business
By Alexander Osipovich , from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-176, Aug. 17, 2007.
• New Bill Bars Foreigners from Strategic Sectors
By Natalya Alyakrinskaya, from The Moscow News; JRL 2007-176, Aug. 17, 2007.
• Gazprom could become world's richest company-Medvedev
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-171, Aug. 9, 2007.
• Inaction Derails Country's IT Boom
By Tai Adelaja, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-170, Aug. 8, 2007.
• Interesting item re housing prices
[Moscow apartments said to be
out of reach]

From Murray Feshbach; JRL #2007-168, Aug. 6, 2007.
• Price Rise, Poverty Russian Citizens' Main Concerns - Poll
From Interfax; JRL #2007-168, Aug. 6, 2007.
• Re: 2007-#165-32 (Petro replies to Ian Hague)
From Nicolai Petro; JRL #2007-166, Aug. 1, 2007.
• Re: 2007-#164-Johnson's Russia List/Petro
  From Ian Hague; JRL #2007-165, July 31, 2007.
• Russian Equities: Riders in the Storm
Comment by Alfa Bank Research, Russia Profile; JRL #2007-166, Aug. 1, 2007.
• Brace for a Fall!
By Yevgeny Tyapkin, from Moscow News; JRL #2007-163, July 27, 2007.
• Russia: Bread Prices -- And Worries -- On The Rise
From Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #2007-157, July 18, 2007.
• Russian consumer rights watchdog assails foreign banks
By Anatoly Gorev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-156, July 17, 2007.
• Echoes of Yukos Surround PwC Case
By Miriam Elder, from The Moscows Times; JRL #2007-151, July 10, 2007.
• Google Unveils Its Maps of Russia
By Tai Adelaja, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-149, July 6, 2007.
• Tax Authorities Favor More Sources Of Data On Citizens' Income
From Interfax; JRL #2007-149, July 6, 2007.
• Experts promise Russia an economic miracle
By
Oleg Mityayev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-149, July 6, 2007.
• Illegal Drinks Constitute Almost 50% Of Russian Alcohol Market - Audit Chamber
From Interfax; JRL #2007-140, June 25, 2007.
• Western Bosses Seen Uneasy About Russia
By Tai Adelaja, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
• Putin's aide says economic progress cannot be separated from culture
  From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
• Moscow Dearest
By Dietwald Claus, from The Moscow News; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
• Investment In Russia To Soar After 2008 Elections - Shuvalov
From Interfax; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
• Russia's economic bandwagon rolls on despite major problems
By Ian Pryde, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-139, June 22, 2007.
• Russia placed third globally after 2006 IPO results -Ernst&Young
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-138, June 21, 2007.
• Potanin Takes a Swipe at Government
By Simon Shuster, from Moscow Times; JRL #2007-138, June 21, 2007.
• U.S. looks to more Russian investment in its economy
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-130, June 18, 2007.
•     Moscow Ranks Last In Business Survey
By Tai Adelaja, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-135, June 15, 2007.
•     Foreign investors' trust in Russia remains unshattered
By
Oleg Mityayev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-135, June 15, 2007.
•     Hermitage Comes Under Fire in Tax Probe
By Miriam Elder, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-133, June 13, 2007.
•     Hermitage Comes Under Fire in Tax Probe
By Miriam Elder, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-133, June 13, 2007.
•     A good week for Putin? The G8 summit and the St. Petersburg Economic Forum
By
Ian Pryde, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-135, June 15, 2007.
•     RE: JRL#132-Experts: The Risks--And Rewards--Of Investing in Russia
From Andrei Liakhov; JRL 2007-133, June 13, 2007.
•     Russian Equity is No Longer Just an Oil Play
By Roland Nash, from Russia Profile; JRL 2007-134, June 14, 2007.
•     Putin's aide says radical change in economic development policy needed
From Interfax; JRL 2007-129, June 7, 2007.
• Russia: Consumers Clamor To Buy Luxury Goods
By Chloe Arnold, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL 2007-127, June 5, 2007.
• The IMF gives Russian economy a clean bill of health
By
Mikhail Khmelev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2007-125, June 3, 2007.
• Foreign Investment In Russia Soars 180% In Q1 - Rosstat
From Interfax; JRL 2007-117, May 23 2007.
• Russian Investment Abroad Up 16.6% In Q1 - Rosstat
From Interfax; JRL 2007-117, May 23 2007.
• Interview with Economy Minister German Gref (Part 3)
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-102, May 3, 2007.
• Interview with Economy Minister German Gref (Part 2)
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-101, May 2, 2007.
• Interview with Economy Minister German Gref (Part 1)
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-100, May 1, 2007.
• WTO Terms Slowing Development Of Russian Agriculture - Gordeyev
From Interfax; JRL 2007-100, May 1, 2007.
• Russia: Teeming Moscow Looks Underground For Space
By Chloe Arnold, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL 2007-100, May 1, 2007.
• Russian economy has little hope of becoming competitive
By
Mikhail Khmelev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-100, May 1, 2007.
• Putin calls for more investment in economy, institution building
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-96, April 26, 2007.
• Markets Mentor Puts His Faith in Transparency
By Simon Shuster, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-95, April 23, 2007.
• Net capital inflow to Russia could reach $35 bln in 2007 - Ulyukayev
From Interfax; JRL 2007-95, April 23, 2007.
• Most Russians Prefer Market-socialism Mix, Reject Revolutions - Poll
From Interfax; JRL 2007-93, April 20, 2007.
• Ben Aris lecture April 17: Getting Russian, Eurasian and Central European Markets Right
From Ariel Cohen; JRL 2007-87, April 13, 2007.
• Gridlock Is Costing Moscow Dearly
By Tai Adelaja, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-86, April 12, 2007.
• Book Announcement [The Anatomy of Russian Capitalism]
From Stanislav Menchikov; JRL 2007-78, April 3, 2007.
•  Weak Property Rights Hold Back Russian IT
By Tai Adelaja, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-76, April 2, 2007.
•  Going Where the Wind Blows
Despite the Correction, Russian Stocks Not a Bad Investment

By Vlad Ivanenko from Russia Profile; JRL 2007-66, March 19, 2007.
• response to Reuters piece JRL#64/ Jim Rogers [“Top investor warns of Russia stock bubble”]
From Eric Kraus; JRL 2007-65, March 18, 2007.
•  Russian Cos Will Hold IPOs For $30 Bln In 2007 - Alfa Bank Forecast
From Interfax; JRL 2007-55, March 7, 2007.
•  Stock Market Sheds 10% in 3 Days
By Simon Shuster, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-51, March 2, 2007.
•  Is Russia ready for a new economic development model?
By
Anatoly Gorev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-51, March 2, 2007.
•  [Aeroflot:] A Brand Built on Soviet Baggage and a Smile
By Max Delany, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-50, March 1, 2007.
•  Level Of Trust In Russian Companies Extremely Low Abroad - Report
From Interfax; JRL 2007-49, Feb. 28, 2007.
•  Russian Stock Market in Danger After China Tumbledown
From MosNews.com; JRL 2007-41, Feb. 19, 2007.
•  Foreign investment in Russia $143 bln in 2006, up 28%, y-o-y
By Anatoly Gorev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-41, Feb. 19, 2007.
•  Is Russia headed for a banking crisis?
By Anatoly Gorev, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-41, Feb. 19, 2007.
• [Putin Remarks] Beginning of the Meeting on Economic Issues
Kremlin.Ru transcript; JRL 2007-39, Feb. 14, 2007.
•  Putin Says Business Must Diversify
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-29, Feb. 6, 2007.
• [Putin] Opening Address at the Meeting with Representatives from the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
Kremlin.Ru transcript; JRL 2007-30, Feb. 7, 2007.
• Russian companies discriminated against in the West - FM Lavrov
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-30, Feb. 7, 2007.
•  Russia lacks public optimism for an economic leap
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-29, Feb. 6, 2007.
• Russia's Living Standard Up, Driven by High Oil Revenues
By Barry Wood, from Voice of America; JRL 2007-29, Feb. 6, 2007.
•  Putin Plans Meeting With Oligarchs
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-24, Feb. 1, 2007.
•  One Should Work At Image Of Russian Business Abroad - Potanin
From Interfax; JRL 2007-28, Feb. 5, 2007.
• Potanin For State Support Of Russian Business
From Interfax; JRL 2007-28, Feb. 5, 2007.
• Bill on foreign access to Russian strategic cos. sent to depts.
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-27, Feb. 4, 2007.
• New rules for foreign investors
By
Alexander Yurov, from Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-27, Feb. 4, 2007.
•  Cabinet Backs Investor Limits
By Anna Smolchenko and Anatoly Medetsky, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-24, Feb. 1, 2007.
• Medvedev: State Share In Russia's Economy Not Excessive
From Interfax; JRL 2007-24, Jan. 29, 2007.
•  PUTIN IS LOST BETWEEN EAST AND WEST, BUT MEDVEDEV SHINES IN DAVOS
By Pavel K. Baev, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL 2007-21, Jan. 29, 2007.
• Russia's Good Side Talked Up at Davos
By Andrew McChesney, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-21, Jan. 29, 2007.
• Medvedev Hails Work Of Russian Delegation At Davos Forum
From Interfax; JRL 2007-21, Jan. 29, 2007.
•  Kremlin Makes Davos a Priority This Year
By Andrew McChesney, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2007-18, Jan. 25, 2007.
•  Growing state control of the Russian economy: a blessing or a curse?
By Nina Kulikova, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2007-4, Jan. 5, 2006.
•  THE RUSSIAN MIDDLE CLASS
From Jon Hellevig; JRL 2006-277, Dec. 7, 2006.
• World Bank Stresses Need for Investment
By Anatoly Medetsky, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-276, Dec. 6, 2006.
•    

Russian IPOs grow larger
By
Nina Kulikova, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-274, Dec. 5, 2006.

•  United States, Russia Sign Bilateral WTO Market Access Agreement: Negotiations on WTO Membership: Now Move to the Multilateral Phase
From the Office of the United States Trade Representative; JRL 2006-261, Nov. 21, 2006.
• U.S., Russia Sign 800-Page WTO Deal
By Miriam Elder, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-261, Nov. 20, 2006.
• Results of Bilateral Negotiations on Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Action on Critical IPR Issues [Intellectual Property Rights]
From the Office of the United States Trade Representative; JRL 2006-261, Nov. 20, 2006.
• USDA To U.S. Food Exporters: Take Another Look at Russia
From the U.S. Department of Commerce BISNIS Bulletin; JRL 2006-260, Nov. 19, 2006.
•  Update: Russia completes all bilateral WTO talks - top negotiator
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-259, Nov. 17, 2006.
•  Two steps to Russia-US agreement on Russia's WTO accession
By Oleg Mityayev, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-257, Nov. 15, 2006.
• Trying to Take the Politics Out of Trade
Moscow Times editorial; JRL 2006-256, Nov. 14, 2006.
•  Net capital inflow in Russia in Jan.-Sept. at $27 billion - CBR
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-244, Oct. 31, 2006.
•  The Internationalization of Russian Business
Kennan Institute event summary; JRL 2006-237, Oct. 24, 2006.
•  The Stereotypical Champion
What Rosneft Says About Russia’s Economic Strategy

By Ivor Crotty, from Russia Profile; JRL 2006-221, Oct. 2, 2006.
• Zhukov forecasts investment boom in Russia in next 10 years
From Interfax; JRL 2006-218, Sept. 29, 2006.
• Russian economy well protected against external shocks - Gref
From Interfax; JRL 2006-218, Sept. 29, 2006.
• Power and Ambition on Deripaska's Watch
By Yuriy Humber, from The Moscow Times Editorial; JRL 2006-216, Sept. 27, 2006.
•  Fradkov's Point Is Short on Development
Moscow Times Editorial; JRL 2006-207, Sept. 13, 2006.
• Championing National Industry: The State Can Play a Meaningful Role in Developing the Economy
Igor Dines commentary from Russia Profile; JRL 2006-200, Sept. 13, 2006.
•     Russia may not join WTO by end of 2007 - Gref
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-207, Sept. 13, 2006.
•  WTO Stalemate Said to Undermine Putin
By Lynn Berry, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-203, Sept. 8, 2006.
• Reforms Slowed in 2006, Survey Shows
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-200, Sept. 5, 2006.
•     About daydreaming
From Fred Andresen; JRL 2006-200, Sept. 5, 2006.
•  In Emerging Markets, Russia Now a 'Haven'
By William Mauldin, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-195, Aug. 28, 2006.
• Cost of Living Keeps Getting More Costly
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-192, Aug. 24, 2006.
•  Foreign investment in Russia soars 42% to $23.4 bln in H1 - Rosstat
From Interfax; JRL 2006-184, Aug. 8, 2006.
•  New Book: Legislative Politics and Economic Power in Russia
From Stephanie O'Cain; JRL 2006-179, Aug. 8, 2006.
• Russian Equities A Volatile Hedge?
From James Beadle; JRL 2006-179, Aug. 8, 2006.
• Direct foreign investment in Russia triples y-o-y in 1H06
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-179, Aug. 8, 2006.
• Russia economics ministry revises upward GDP forecast to 6.6%
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-178, Aug. 7, 2006.
• Not For the Risk-Averse
Volatility Still Dominates the Russian Stock Market

By Pavel Erochkine, from Russia Profile; JRL 2006-178, Aug. 7, 2006.
• Doomed to Fly Old Planes: Russian airlines have to use second-hand Western planes because they cannot afford new domestically-made ones, which are as expensive as new Western models
By Andrei Zlobin, from The Moscow News; JRL 2006-177, Aug. 6, 2006.
•  Russia to complete U.S. WTO talks by end of October - Gref
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-151, July 5, 2006.
• WTO Agreement Expected in Weeks
By Valeria Korchagina and Stephen Boykewich, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-145, June 26, 2006.
•  Russian minister Gref highlights poverty as major social woe
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-137, June 14, 2006.
•  Russian minister Gref highlights poverty as major social woe
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-137, June 14, 2006.
•  Putin Touts Russia as World Leader
By Stephen Boykewich and Yuriy Humber, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-137, June 14, 2006.
• Small business needs more state support - Kudrin, Gref
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-137, June 14, 2006.
• Medvedev Tells Economic Forum of Plans to Achieve Leading Position
From Interfax; JRL 2006-137, June 14, 2006.
• Russia's Putin names 4 main problems for economy
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-136, June 13, 2006.
•  Russia: Presidential Aide Says Economy Should be Knowledge-Based
From Interfax; JRL 2006-128, June 2, 2006.
• President Targets Growing Inflation
By William Mauldin, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-126, May 31, 2006.
• Re: JRL 124-14 Helmer "Mordashov pays $2.7 bn to exit"
From Vlad Ivanenko; JRL 2006-124, May 30, 2006.
• Direct foreign investments in Russia double in Q1 - Gref
From Interfax; JRL 2006-125, May 30, 2006.
•  6 in 10 Owners Say IP Protection in Russia Improved: Proposed Part Four of Civil Code Widely Feared: Counterfeits, Hijacking, Corruption & Lax Enforcement Top IP Owners' Concerns
  From: Dominique Winther, Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights press release; JRL 2006-122, May 25, 2006.
• Kudrin says Russia has zero capital outflow
From Interfax; JRL 2006-122, May 25, 2006.
• Deputy PM blasts ban on officials using foreign currency terms
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-122, May 25, 2006.
• Russia Stock Market Problems Not Fundamental - Official
From Interfax JRL 2006-120, May 23, 2006.
• Stock Market Loses 9% of Value
By Yuriy Humber, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-120, May 23, 2006.
• Six issues open at WTO talks with U.S. - minister
From Russian Information Agency Novost; JRL 2006-120, May 23, 2006.
• Weaker dollar not a problem for Russia - Gref
From Interfax; JRL 2006-120, May 23, 2006.
• Economics minister attacks "karaoke" capitalism in Russia
From Russian Information Agency Novost; JRL 2006-120, May 23, 2006.
• Ruble needs time to be really convertible - economics minister
From Russian Information Agency Novost; JRL 2006-120, May 23, 2006.
• Expert Comments on Rosoboronexport Article in Wall Street Journal
From Interfax; JRL 2006-119, May 22, 2006.
• 

There is more to Russian economy than oil and gas
By Alexander Yurov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-105, May 5, 2006.

•     RUSSIAN ENERGY PROFITS AID RUSSIAN MILITARY, BUT NOT MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL SECTOR
By Stephen Blank, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL 2006-104, May 4, 2006.
•     Kudrin Says Russia Should Join WTO, But Only On Acceptable Terms
From Interfax; JRL 2006-104, May 4, 2006.
•     Russia must restrict foreign capital in banks - banking official
From Russian Information Agency Novsoti; JRL 2006-83, April 7, 2006.
• 

KREMLIN CASTS LONG SHADOW OVER RUSSIAN BUSINESS
By Pavel Baev, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL 2006-79, April 3, 2006.

• 

The February run on basic commodities ­ update and conclusions
From Vlad Ivanenko; JRL 2006-74, March 28, 2006.

• Discussing education problems would be a good start
By Yury Filippov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-68, March 20, 2006.
• 

Foreign Pay Pitfalls Loom Large at Tax Time
By Kathrina Szymborski, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-65, March 15, 2006.

• Russian workers threatening to close down Ford factory
From Pravda.Ru; JRL 2006-65, March 15, 2006.
• Russia's Challenges as Chair of the G-8
From Anders Εslund; JRL 2006-64, March 14, 2006.
• Ministries Agree on Bill To Limit Foreign Investment in Russian Economy
From Interfax; JRL 2006-64, March 14, 2006.
• 

National Protests Over Housing Fees
By Valeria Korchagina, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-56, March 6, 2006.

• Aviation crisis a national security threat -- Russian minister
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-56, March 6, 2006.
•     Political Will Is Essential to Ending Poverty: While fewer and fewer Russians are living below the poverty line, life is becoming harder for the have-nots
By Andrei Zlobin, from Moscow News; JRL 2006-54, March 3, 2006.
• 

Bank Crisis Possible In Russia In 2009 Says RSPP Boss
From Interfax; JRL 2006-54, March 3, 2006.

•     Gref Warns of Market Bubble
By Yuriy Humber, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-54, March 3, 2006.
•     Russia's foreign IPOs likely to stay high after 2006 - agency
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-54, March 3, 2006.
•     [Putin] Interview for Russian and Foreign Channels on the Priorities for Russia’s Presidency of the G8
Kremlin.Ru transcript; JRL 2006-53, March 2, 2006.
•     Foreign companies to face new economic restrictions
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-53, March 2, 2006.
•     Foreign Investors Seek More Clarity
By Valeria Korchagina, from The Moscow Times; JRL 2006-53, March 2, 2006.
•     US Ambassador Confident Russia's WTO Talks Will Finish in 2006
From Interfax; JRL 2006-53, March 2, 2006.
•     The Upcoming G8 Summit in St. Petersburg: Challenges, Opportunities, and Responsibility
By President Vladimir V. Putin, from Russsian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-52, March 1, 2006.
• 

The Return of the Reformer?
Putin's final years could mark a return to pro-active market policies

From James Beadle; JRL 2006-47, Feb. 23, 2006.

• Editorial on Ian Bremmer's Russia Analysis
From Andrea Crandall; JRL 2006-42, Feb. 14, 2006.
•

Of Roads and Fools
From Stanislav Menchikov; JRL 2006-29, Jan. 31, 2006.

• [Putin] Opening Address at the Meeting with G8 Finance Ministers
Kremlin.Ru transcript; JRL 2006-40, Feb. 12, 2006.
• Wrap: G8 finance ministers focus on poverty, energy in Moscow
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-40, Feb. 12, 2006.
• Economics minister concerned over hostile takeovers in Russia
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL 2006-39, Feb. 10, 2006.
• New book: COMPASSIONATE ECONOMY
From Stanislav Menchikov; JRL 2006-29, Jan. 31, 2006.
•

www.russiaretail.com
From Katarzyna Bernacka; JRL 2006-10, Jan. 10, 2006.

• G8 Membership important for Russia - poll
From Interfax; JRL #9327, Dec. 26, 2005.
•

Christmas Wishes For The New Russia
From James Beadle; JRL #9326, Dec. 23, 2005.

• IMF Urges Russia to Raise Investment
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9322, Dec. 19, 2005.
• Job Quality Has Fallen: World Bank
By Anastasiya Lebedev, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9318, Dec. 15, 2005.
•

No Longer Marketing for the Masses:
Consumers are Changing Along with the Ways Advertisers Reach Them

Maria Volkenstein interview by Paul Abelsky, from Russia Profile; JRL #9314, Dec. 7, 2005.

•    

Should nationalized property be restituted to former owners in Russia?
By
Vladimir Simonov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9314, Dec. 7, 2005.

•

Most Russians Don't Care About The Rich - Poll
From Interfax; JRL #9298, Nov. 18, 2005.

•

State Duma Deputy Supports Govt. Control Of Strategic Companies
From Interfax; JRL #9298, Nov. 18, 2005.

•  Poverty in Russia
From John Varoli; JRL #9296, Nov. 16, 2005.
•     IMF Disappointed by Stalled Reforms
By Natalya Alyakrinskaya, from Moscow News; JRL #9291, Nov. 10, 2005.
•     Fledgling Deposit Insurance Plan Takes Off
By Larisa Naumenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9285, Nov. 2, 2005.
•     World Bank predicts investment boom in Russia
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9283, Nov. 1, 2005.
•

Russian Investment Review, and
"
Entrepreneurs: Small and midsize business in Russia, why institutional investors should care and what to look for"

From Sharon Tennison, including article by Jamison R. Firestone; JRL #9280, Oct. 27, 2005.

• S&P: Russia's Banks Shrouded in Secrecy
By Maria Levitov, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9280, Oct. 27, 2005.
• The Russian Market: Lucrative But Risky
Foreigners want to earn money in Russia, but fear our tax regulation

By Dmitry Dokuchayev, from Moscow News; JRL #9279, Oct. 26, 2005.
• The most accurate Russian economic indicator - Vladimir Putin's mood.
From Ilya Merenzon; JRL #9275, Oct. 22, 2005.
•    

Will the State Take Over the Alcohol Market?
Will Russian alcoholic beverages become the most expensive in the world?

By Natalya Alyakrinskaya, from Moscow News; JRL #9273, Oct. 20, 2005.

•    

Russia has few women in politics but plenty in business
By Olga Sobolevskaya, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9273, Oct. 20, 2005.

•    

Russia: Teachers, Doctors Strike For Decent Wages
By Claire Bigg, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9267, Oct. 13, 2005.

•    

Oil Wealth Trickling Down to the Poorest
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9266, Oct. 13, 2005.

•    

No business risks with oil prices or 2008 elections - Russian official
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9265, Oct. 12, 2005.

•    

Russians Feel Poorer Than Statistics Show
By Alex Fak, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9263, Oct. 11, 2005.

•    

Russians rich and poor
By Vasily Kononenko, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9262, Oct. 4, 2005.

•    

Russia's shadow economy tops 40% of GDP
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9262, Oct. 4, 2005.

•    

Opinion: The economists vs. the Kremlin
By Peter Lavelle, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9262, Oct. 4, 2005.

•    

STATE BUDGET POSES RISKS FOR RUSSIAN ECONOMY
By Pavel K. Baev, from The Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #9261, Oct. 3, 2005.

•    

Russia: The End Of Loans-For-Shares
By Brian Whitmore, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9259, Sept. 30, 2005.

•    

New head of Russian business urges protection of company rights
From Interfax; JRL #9258, Sept. 29, 2005.

•    

Russian "oligarchs" losing their influence
By Vasily Kononenko, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9258, Sept. 29, 2005.

•    

Russia Rapped for State Bungling
By Greg Walters, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9258, Sept. 29, 2005.

•    

Russia to restrict foreign investments to defend its national interests
Foreign investors will not be allowed to access strategically important branches of the Russian industry

By Sergei Malinin, from Pravda.Ru; JRL #9255, Sept. 27, 2005.

•    

Talking about Russia's membership in "Financial 8" premature - Kudrin
From Interfax; JRL #9253, Sept. 25, 2005.

•    

Putin encourages domestic consumption
By Valery Goreglyad, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9253, Sept. 25, 2005.

•    

Re: Sergey Minaev, Russian economy became as free as the economy of Africa
From Sergey Slobodyan; JRL #9244, Sept. 14, 2005.

•     Business Is Getting 'Easier, Cheaper'
By Anna Smolchenko, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9243, Sept. 13, 2005.
•     Presidential advisor Illarionov criticizes Russian government
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9243, Sept. 13, 2005.
•     Shrewd Marketing Moves And A Benign Global Picture Save The Day
From James Beadle; JRL #9236, Aug. 30, 2005.
•     Russian economy gains nothing from high oil prices -- expert
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9236, Aug. 30, 2005.
•     3 Weeks to register - The Euromoney Russia & CIS Investment Forum
From James Hagan; JRL #9232, Aug. 25, 2005.
•     OPIC Eurasia Call Press Release [Inviting Proposals]
From Eric Johnson; JRL #9231, Aug. 24, 2005.
•     Russia will not default again
By Yury Filippov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9228, Aug. 19, 2005.
•     World Economic Forum to focus on Russian economy, legal system
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9222, Aug. 11, 2005.
•     Fair Value and the Russian Equity Market
From James Beadle; JRL #9204, July 18, 2005.
•     Uncertainty Lingers Despite Tax Ruling
By Alex Fak, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9204, July 18, 2005.
•     Investors eating up Russian shares, despite Yukos
By Angela Charlton, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9195, July 8, 2005.
•     The Basic Principle of the Race to Catch up with the Leader
By Irina Atlasova, from Moscow News; JRL #9188, June 30, 2005.
•     PUTIN'S CHIEF OF STAFF SAYS KREMLIN NOW CONTROLS GAZPROM
From Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9186, June 28, 2005.
•     Study: Siloviki's Struggle for Assets Not Over
By Greg Walters, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9185, June 27, 2005.
•     Putin: American, German businessmen face no barriers in Russia
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9185, June 27, 2005.
•     Foreign direct investment in Russia due to consumers - OECD
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9185, June 27, 2005.
•     Russian parliament abolishes inheritance tax
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9185, June 27, 2005.
•     Gref, Fradkov Square Off Over GDP
By Valeria Korchagina, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9183, June 24, 2005.
•     RE: 9182-Johnson's Russia List
From Ned Keenan; JRL #9183, June 24, 2005.
•     Egor Gaidar as a Marxist
From Vladimir Shlapentokh; JRL #9182, June 22, 2005.
•

[Vershbow:] Russia’s Economic Potential
From Interfax; JRL #9182, June 22, 2005.

•     Communists urge return to state regulated economy
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9181, June 20, 2005.
•     Young Russian women are happier, bigger spenders than Russian men
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9178, June 17, 2005.
•     [Putin] Concluding Remarks at the Ninth St Petersburg International Economic Forum
Kremlin.Ru transcript; JRL #9178, June 15, 2005.
•     [Putin] Speech at the Ninth St Petersburg International Economic Forum
Kremlin.Ru transcript; JRL #9178, June 15, 2005.
•     Foreign investments in Russian economy to reach $100 billion next year
The notorious Yukos case has not become the key factor in determining the investment climate in Russia

From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9178, June 15, 2005.
•     Former Soviet countries need G8 assistance
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9178, June 15, 2005.
•     Putin: non-market economy performed well in the 1920-30s, then resulted in USSR collapse
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9177, June 14, 2005.
•     Free marketeers prevail at Russian economic conference - key minister
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9177, June 14, 2005.
•     Power industry reform will not be halted - Russian grid chief
From Interfax; JRL #9174, June 10, 2005.
•     The number of millionaires in Russia is growing
By Arkady Orlov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9174, June 10, 2005.
• Dutch Disease Hits Russia: Economic growth has predictably slowed down due to government policies
By Otto Latsis, from The Moscow News; JRL #9173, June 9, 2005.
• Inflation in Russia: The Official Story versus Real
Life

By Marina Pustilnik, from The Moscow News; JRL #9173, June 9, 2005.
• PRESS CONFERENCE WITH PRESIDENTIAL ECONOMIC ADVISER ANDREI ILLARIONOV ALEXANDER HOUSE, JUNE 2, 2005
From FedNews.Ru; JRL #9169, June 5, 2005.
• PRESS CONFERENCE WITH IMF MOSCOW OFFICE HEAD PAUL TOMSEN, INTERFAX, JUNE 3, 2005
From FedNews.Ru, Interfax; JRL #9170, June 6, 2005.
• IMF forecasts inflation in Russia at no less than 13.7%
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9170, June 6, 2005.
• Putin urges financial watchdog to avoid harming business
From Interfax; JRL #9166, June 2, 2005.
• Surprising Patriotism of Russian Consumers: But Will It Last?
By Marina Pustilnik, from Moscow News; JRL #9166, June 2, 2005.
• Plastic Revolution Looms Ahead
By Greg Walters, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9160, May 26, 2005.
• SHOULD RUSSIA BE IN A HURRY TO JOIN THE WTO?
By Nina Kulikova, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9159, May 25, 2005.
• Russia: Social Tension Simmers As Rich-Poor Divide Grows
By Claire Bigg, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9146, May 11, 2005.
• IDLE PETRO-RUBLES ARE A RECIPE FOR STAGFLATION
By Pavel Baev, from the Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor; JRL #9145, May 10, 2005.
• PRO-KREMLIN CONSULTANT WARNS THAT FINANCIAL AMNESTY IS NOT FOR OLIGARCHS
From Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; JRL #9139, May 4, 2005.
•

Vendor of Ideas: Russia's No. 1 financial analyst does not think of himself as such. In his work, he values team performance most of all
By Dmitry Dokuchayev, from Moscow News; JRL #9133, April 28, 2005.

•

CREATION OF FREE TRADE ZONE BETWEEN RUSSIA, EU IS NOT IMPOSSIBLE, RUSSIAN SCHOLAR SAYS
By Taras Lariokhin, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9133, April 28, 2005.

•

Real GDP Figures Are Anybody's Guess
By Alex Fak, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9132, April 27, 2005.

•

PUTIN: WE MUST IDENTIFY ECONOMY SPHERES THAT REQUIRE STATE CONTROL
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9129, April 25, 2005.

•

Investors Weary of Presidential Promises
By Alex Fak, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9129, April 25, 2005.

•

Government Reveals Forecasts for 2006
By Valeria Korchagina, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9126, April 22, 2005.

•

GAZPROM-ROSNEFT MERGER PLAN MAY BE ALTERED
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9126, April 22, 2005.

•

Aven Urges State to Liberalize the Economy
By Catherine Belton, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9126, April 22, 2005.

•    

World Bank: Russians Poorer Than Brazilians
By Maria Levitov, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9123, April 19, 2005.

•    

RUSSIA: 97TH IN THE WORLD IN PER CAPITA INCOME
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9123, April 19, 2005.

•    

Big Business Issues a Wake-Up Call
By Greg Walters, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9118, April 12, 2005.

•    

Putin Facing a Backlash From Business
By Catherine Belton, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9117, April 11, 2005.

•    

PUTIN ANNOUNCES LIBERALIZATION PLANS
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9117, April 11, 2005.

•    

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT DOCTRINE: ECONOMIC FREEDOM
By Yana Yurova, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9117, April 11, 2005.

•    

Russians Misplace Wrath for the Rich
By Lyuba Pronina, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9117, April 11, 2005.

•    

Troika with Seat-belts: Re: Chrystia Freeland['s Sale of the Century]
From Sergei Roy, including his book review of Sale of the Century; JRL #9112, April 6, 2005.

•    

INFLATION, LOW WAGES ARE RUSSIANS' BIGGEST CONCERNS
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9112, April 6, 2005.

•    

Russian budget shortage to be compensated with people's income and oil
From Pravda.Ru; JRL #9100, March 23, 2005.

•    

Comment on JRL #9094/Helmer
[re: World Bank & Russia]

From John Helmer; JRL #9098, March 22, 2005.

•    

Re: Adam Landes - Subsoil Law
From Andrei Liakhov; JRL #9099, March 22, 2005.

•    

Chubais: UES Reform on Track
By Guy Faulconbridge, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9099, March 22, 2005.

•    

Expatriates Are Being Refused Work Permits
By Kevin O'Flynn and Oksana Yablokova, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9099, March 22, 2005.

•

Income Gap Reaches a Dangerous Level
By Francesca Mereu, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9077, March 4, 2005.

•

Income Gap Reaches a Dangerous Level
By Francesca Mereu, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9077, March 4, 2005.

•

OLD VILLAGE WOMAN, QUINTESSENCE OF RUSSIAN POVERTY
By Nikolai Makarov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9077, March 4, 2005.

•

MANY RUSSIANS WANT TO START BUSINESS
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9077, March 4, 2005.

•

Buy The Bouncing Bull
From James Beadle; JRL #9076, March 3, 2005.

•

Smoother Sailing for the Good Ship Russia
By Yaroslav Lissovolik, featured in The Moscow Times; JRL #9076, March 3, 2005.

•

Cost of Transparency Scares Away Business
By Maria Levitov, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9071, Feb. 28, 2005.

•

Russian Bear Ignores Celtic Tiger
By Kim Iskyan, featured in The Moscow Times; JRL #9067, Feb. 24, 2005.

•

BRATISLAVA SUMMIT WILL FACILITATE RUSSIA'S ACCESSION TO WTO?
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9066, Feb. 24, 2005.

•    

Business Taps Forward in the Tax Twilight Zone
By Maria Levitov, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9064, Feb. 22, 2005.

•    

Analysts Ignore Real Risks
By Alexei Bayer, featured in The Moscow Times; JRL #9064, Feb. 22, 2005.

•    

TENDERS FOR NATURAL RESOURCES EVOKE SOME DISCONTENT
By Vasily Zubkov, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9062, Feb. 21, 2005.

•    

TO END POVERTY RUSSIA NEEDS REFORMS NOT AID
From Russian Information Agency Novosti  JRL #9061, Feb. 15, 2005.

•    

State Control Over Lock, Stock and Barrel
By Christopher Weafer, featured in The Moscow Times; JRL #9060, Feb. 14, 2005.

•    

ILLARIONOV: YUGANSKNEFTEGAZ WILL BE RETURNED TO PREVIOUS OWNER
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9060, Feb. 14, 2005.

•    

Russian presidential adviser says unfavourable investment climate is a blip
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9054, Feb. 9, 2005.

•    

Russia to oust US dollar from nation's financial policy: The majority of Russian people were saving their money in dollars during post-perestroika years
From Pravda.Ru; JRL #9051, Feb. 7, 2005.

•    

EXPERTS PREDICT INCREASED CAPITAL OUTFLOW FROM RUSSIA
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9044, Feb. 1, 2005.

•    

HIGHER RATING NOT ENOUGH TO PACE UP RUSSIA'S STOCK MARKET PROGRESS, WARN EXPERTS
By Elena Orekhova, from Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9043, Feb. 1, 2005.

•    

Russian Investment Doublespeak
From Jonti Small; JRL #9040, Jan. 29, 2005.

•    

A Foreign Investor Pitches for Russia at Davos
By Lynn Berry, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9038, Jan. 28, 2005.

•    

Russia: Government needs security service help ensure economic security
From Interfax; JRL #9039, Jan. 28, 2005.

•    

RUSSIA'S ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWS DOWN DUE TO MISTRUST BETWEEN BUSINESS AND STATE [re: Gref]
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9039, Jan. 28, 2005.

•    

TO DOUBLE GDP, WE NEED TO DEVELOP SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS [re: Gref]
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9039, Jan. 28, 2005.

•    

Slowdown Is Not the Product of Politics
By Laza Kekic, featured in The Moscow Times; JRL #9033, Jan. 25, 2005.

•    

COMMENT: Growth Potential Remains Strong
But Broad Reform Is a Tall Order

By German Gref, featured in Russia Profile; JRL #9023, Jan. 19, 2005.

•    

Business Owners Increasingly Stressed Out
By Lyuba Pronina, from The Moscow Times; JRL #9011, Jan. 11, 2005.

•    

THE WRONG DIAGNOSIS
[Zubov on government & economy]

From Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, including link to Zubov interview; JRL #9014, Jan. 13, 2005.

•    

DUMA TO EXAMINE APPEAL TO GOVERNMENT ON BENEFIT PAYMENTS
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9011, Jan. 11, 2005.

•    

EBRD PRODUCES SURPRISE RATING FOR RUSSIAN ECONOMY IN 2004
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9011, Jan. 11, 2005.

•    

IGOR SHUVALOV APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF INTERDEPARTMENTAL COMMISSION FOR RUSSIA'S PARTICIPATION IN G-8
From Russian Information Agency Novosti; JRL #9004, Jan. 4, 2005.
 

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