All Posts Tagged With: "economic freedom"

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Putin Suggests State Should Set Housing Prices

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced Friday that the State should play a greater role in setting prices for housing.

Aug 14, 2009 | Continued
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In 10 Years of Putin, Russia Lost a Decade – Analyst

Writing for the Moscow Times newspaper, political analyst Yevgeny Kiselyov examines Vladimir Putin’s legacy.

Aug 6, 2009 | Continued
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Russia Lagging Behind in Infrastructure, Modernization – Inozemtsev

Economic expert Vladimir Inozemtsev argues that Russia cannot modernize without a renewed infrastructure, which is being limited by corruption and an inept government. Exclusive translation by

Jul 17, 2009 | Continued
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Putin and the Economy examines the state of Russia’s economy as President Vladimir Putin nears the close of his term, and looks at some of Putin’s successes and failures.

Mar 12, 2008 | Continued
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Kremlin Tightening Grip on Business

As president Vladimir Putin prepares to step down in March, his administration leaves a legacy of re-nationalizing private companies, and appointing close associates to run the newly formed state corporations.

Feb 9, 2008 | Continued
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Russia Drops in Economic Freedom Rankings

The U.S.-based Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal have released their annual Index of Economic Freedom. Russia has dropped fourteen spots in the past year to 134th place out of a total 155 countries.

Jan 16, 2008 | Continued