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Putin took time out from meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping who had just arrived in Moscow for a three-day state visit to speak to lawmakers from more than 40 African countries and woo them with generous promises of economic and military aid
Russia and China will struggle for common policy on possible Russian soft underbelly Central Asia, Afghanistan, Mongolia, the vital Europe/Asia Caucasus crossroads, the Baltics, CEE and SEE.
Russian GDP contracted by 2.1% last year. For the current year, we expect an economic decline of similar magnitude.
Document leaked ahead of general election raised fears about Bulgaria's financial stability.
Video hosting platform YouTube remains available in Russia, but Wagner mercenary group founder Evgeny Prigozhin has called for it to be banned.
French President Emmanuel Macron is in Africa. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has just been to Central Asia before visiting India, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has just completed a tour of Africa, India and the Caucasus.
Beijing is leaning toward buying additional Central Asian gas, despite reliability concerns.
Ukraine flew deadly attack drones deep into Russia and almost all the way to Moscow in a move that shook the Kremlin on February 28.
After the twin price cap sanctions were imposed on Russian oil exports, Ukraine’s supporters cheered as the price of the key Urals blend collapsed. The trouble is, Russian refineries in Europe make the price of Urals increasingly irrelevant.
Foreign investors from countries Russia deems unfriendly have been offloading billions of rubles' worth of Kremlin OFZ treasury bonds at steep discounts of up to 85%, bne IntelliNews can reveal.
Production is falling as demand increases, forcing country to look to Russia for energy supplies.
Gas reserves in Europe's underground storage facilities (UGS) have dropped to 69bn cubic metres and are 63.7% full as of February 22, Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) reports.
RosStat reported an even milder contraction in Russia's GDP in 2022 than the most optimistic forecasts from all the economists that follow Russia on February 20. This has been the least painful of all the crises since the fall of the Soviet Union.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and related sanctions have distorted trade routes across the Eurasian continent.
Russia's nuclear exports were already booming well before the war in Ukraine started but now they are growing even faster. Moscow is using nuclear power as foreign policy tool to bind allies in the non-aligned world more tightly to its cause.
Perhaps the most painful and expensive exit of Western companies from Russia has been that of Wintershall, Germany’s largest gas company and a subsidiary of the chemical giant BASF.
Azerbaijan will boost natural gas exports to 24.5bn cubic metres in 2023, from 22.6 bcm last year, Azeri President Ilham Aliyev announced at a ministerial meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor ...
The son tries to escape his father’s shadow, costly breakdowns in gas exports, and Russia has been playing Turkmenistan for a fool. Eurasianet’s weekly briefing.
Russian pipeline gas flowing to Europe dipped to a record low in January, down 30% compared with supplies in December, while experts warn that there could be significant further downside risk to the country’s deliveries.