All Posts Tagged With: "infrastructure"

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Yulia Latynina on Russia’s Squandered Billions

Award-winning Russian journalist Yulia Latynina discusses what happens when a country spends it’s money on presidential palaces instead of infrastructure and roads. An exclusive from

Mar 26, 2010 | 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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Demonstrations Continue Amid Energy Crisis In Dagestan. Investigation Launched

Thousands have taken to the streets after repeated mass power outages in the Russian Republic of Dagestan. Prosecutors have launched a formal investigation into the blackouts.

Jan 14, 2008 | Continued
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Riyadh on the Volga

The Putin administration has seen many aggressive takeovers of domestic and foreign energy holdings by Putin and his closest allies at Gazprom and Rosneft. Yukos was dismembered and parceled out like loot from a pirate raid. The Russian licensing agency Rosnedra has become a tool to squeeze foreign companies out. Meanwhile, the gang in charge […]

Jul 11, 2007 | Continued