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Shipping containers at a commercial port in Vladivostok, Russia, in August
BUSINESS
Dec 9, 2023
Putin's economic challenges are numerous — but surmountable — as election looms
Russia's success in evading a Western oil price cap is helping drive a recovery in economic growth.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with servicemen taking part in Russia's invasion of Ukraine at the Kremlin in Moscow on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 3, 2023
Russia allots a third of 2024 spending to defense amid Ukraine war
Russia also plans to ramp up state borrowing to help fund its invasion and is counting on a recovery in oil and gas revenues to pre-invasion levels.
A factory of Russian automaker Moskvich, in Moscow on July 13
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2023
What has become of global carmakers' assets in Russia?
The foreign automakers that dominated Russia's car market left following the invasion of Ukraine, leaving a slumping production and sales in their wake.
An X90 Plus crossover — produced by Chinese automaker Jetour — sits ready for sale at a dealership in the Moscow Region on July 12.
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2023
Made in Russia? Chinese cars drive a revival of Russia's auto factories
The rebirth of the Moskvich is a sign of China's growing sway over an important sector of Russia's economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2023
Made in Russia? Chinese cars drive a revival of Russia's auto factories
The rebirth of the Moskvich is a sign of China's growing sway over an important sector of Russia's economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 20, 2023
What has become of global carmakers' assets in Russia?
The foreign automakers that dominated Russia's car market left following the invasion of Ukraine, leaving a slumping production and sales in their wake.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 1, 2023
Western firms still in Russia face worsening struggle to exit
Of thousands of firms that halted operations in Russia last year, some have only managed to negotiate swift exits by selling at huge discounts or handing keys to local management.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 30, 2022
Ericsson and Nokia join ranks of Western tech firms set to exit Russia
Dell announced last week that it would leave, and Logitech International has also said it will wind down its remaining activities in the country.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 20, 2021
Putin approves weeklong Russian workplace shutdown as COVID-19 surges
Russia began a revaccination campaign in July, one of the first countries to do so, but Putin has yet to receive a booster shot.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 17, 2021
Kremlin foes accuse Google and Apple of bowing to censorship
Allies of jailed Putin critic Alexei Navalny made an app for the Russian election — Google and Apple removed it from their stores.

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