Moscow court released French partner of Baring Vostok Capital Partners Philippe Delpal from pre-trial detention and put him under house arrest on Thursday August 15.
Russian industrial output growth slowed down to 2.8% year-on-year from 3.3% seen in June, trending below the consensus expectations of 3.4% growth, and showing a seasonally-adjusted month-on-month decline of 0.4%. In January-July overall industry exp
Russia has kept is oil and gas production capped in keeping with the terms of the OPEC+ deal, but the production of LNG has soared in the last year, as the Kremlin hopes to turn gas into a commodity that can be sold anywhere.
Has the Kremlin already scuppered the launch of the next generation high speed 5G mobile phone network before it has been built? Some industry participants think so after the Russian government assigned a a little used frequency band for the system t
The very prosperity that Russian President Vladimir Putin ushered in is fuelling the current protests as Muscovites demand more of a say in local government.
This summer mark the fifth anniversary of Western sanctions against Russia. But taking a quick look at Russian economic and financial sector indicators and you'd wonder if the sanctions are still in place.
Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has proposed the privatisation of the budget airline Pobeda, part of the national air carrier Aeroflot Group, and let it concentrate on domestic routes to bring prices down
With social unrest on the rise in Russia, the Kremlin is trying to increase its control over internet content. That will hurt what is the most vibrant part of Russia's economy and home to some of its best companies.
Dostavista, Russia’s leading crowd-sourced same-day delivery service operating globally, has raised $15m in a Series B funding round led by Vostok New Ventures, as well as other existing investors Flashpoint and Addventure
TV used to be the main source of power in Russia, but unlike China, the internet is open and younger people get the majority of their news and information online. The state has belatedly woken up to the need to control online content
The 0.9% GDP growth in the second quarter of this year was an improvement on the soggy 0.5% in the first quarter.
After dramatically bouncing back this year from a nasty sanction-inspired sell-off last year, it appears that investors into Russian Ministry of Finance ruble-denominated OFZ treasury bills have taken a pause.
An estimated 60,000 people turned out for the fourth in a series of weekend protests in central Moscow on August 10, a number too large for the Kremlin to ignore.
Fitch cited Russia’s strengthened policy mix, low external debt and robust fiscal health as reasons for the upgrade.The one black mark is for Russia's anaemic growth.
Net capital outflow from Russia in the first seven months of this year increased by 1.6 times to $28bn, according to the Central Bank of Russia (CBR).
Which country is the biggest investor into Russia? It’s Cyprus. At least that is according to the official figures from the Central Bank of Russia (CBR). But of course it isn’t really. A new study sheds light on the true origin of Russia's FDI
Wildberries, Russia’s biggest e-commerce site, has grown in leaps and bounds in recent years. Founder Tatyana Bakalchuk became the country's second female billionaire this year after company revenue broke $1bn barrier.
After nearly three decades of transition the peoples of emerging Europe are starting to hold their governments to account. The issue driving most is not ideology or corruption but demands to deal with everyday problems like rubbish collection.
Russian carsharing start-up Delimobil could hold an IPO at the end of 2020 on Moscow Exchange, Interfax reported on August 7 citing the head of Mikro Kapital Group Vincenzo Trani.
Russia's natural gas giant and pipeline exports monopolist Gazprom could SPO an additional 3.7% of its quasi-treasury shares in the next few months to cash in again on a dramatic rally in the company’s share price in July