russia: economy trends

Russia: Economy trends

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This List covers trend insights about economy that are specific to Russia, insights curated between 2017 to 2020.

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  • Quantumrun
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Russia's COVID-19 measures short-change its economy
Stratfor
Moscow’s unwillingness to cough up the capital needed to keep its private sector afloat during the pandemic will come at the cost of a longer and more painful economic recovery.
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The golden age of Russian oil nears an end
Stratfor
As Russia’s active oil fields shrink, shifting focus to more difficult-to-access reserves won’t be easy. But reducing Moscow’s reliance on oil revenue may prove all but impossible.
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Russia's economy faces stormy seas despite Moscow's optimistic forecast
Stratfor
If oil stays below $40 throughout the year, Russia could slide back into recession and see its ongoing economic challenges worsen, sapping the government's popularity.
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For Russia's new government, it's all about the economy
Stratfor
New Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will prioritize pleasing the public and bolstering the economy with spending hikes as Russia heads for potentially pivotal elections.
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An aging workforce dims Russia’s economic forecast
Stratfor
Russia's aging workforce won't collapse its economy. It will, however, greatly suppress economic growth over the next decade, as well as the country's resilience against macroeconomic threats.
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In 2020, Russia's biggest enemy will be its own economic stagnation
Stratfor
Russia's economy has plateaued, and the Kremlin must find ways to spur growth or else face increasing internal instability and limited international influence. 
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Slow and steady won't win Russia's economic race
Stratfor
In the face of mounting sanctions, Russia has battened down the hatches of its economy. But such a cautious approach risks hurting the country's financial future.
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Will Russia survive the coming energy transition?
Forbes
As we enter the age of clean energy, traditional petrostates like the Russian Federation may not be resilient enough to survive.
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Russia may not be as strong as you think
Reddit
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Russia's uneven drive toward economic self-sufficiency
Stratfor
A weaker ruble has aided the Kremlin's push for greater agricultural independence, but the country has not been able to shake its reliance on foreign manufacturing.
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Russia's fraying financial safety net hangs by a thread
Stratfor
The rainy day fund used to patch budget holes has dried up, leaving the Kremlin with fewer options to manage a struggling economy.
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Russia cleans up its banks on borrowed time
Stratfor
As the Kremlin takes on more financial burdens, it will have to pick and choose which banks to save.