Andrey Borodaevskiy

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Commentary / World Aug 21, 2015

Russia needs a strategy, not another fake plan

It is advisable for each country to have a sound and realistic economic and social development strategy. At this moment in history, Russia is going through more than one crisis, some of them imposed by the global economic situation and some obviously self-made. So, ...

Commentary / World Mar 12, 2015

Russia's social order today

In today's Russia, traditional forms of employment with stable wages and a more or less transparent system of social security have given way to shadow-market-style labor relations with badly documented part-time jobs and nontransparent methods of remuneration.

Commentary / World Aug 28, 2014

Two-headed Russian eagle mulls moves at crossroads

The bicontinental nature of Russia is reflected in its national symbol, a double-headed eagle looking in two directions. That eagle finds itself in a precarious spot now that it must look around for as many non-Western partners and openings for business as possible.

Commentary / World Apr 17, 2014

Confronting unending lies

Perhaps what is most amazing and regretful about the situation in Russia is the nearly complete absence of truth and objectivity in the mass media covering Ukrainian events.

Commentary / World Jan 9, 2014

Russian road to mediocrity

Only a few economists in Russia seem to stress the importance of understanding the impact of the current mass outflow of capital and the sharp deterioration of the situation in world commodity markets.