Tag archive for ‘Russians’
Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Russia’s Capital and Investment Outflows Reach Unprecedented Levels

According to data from the Russian Central Bank, the country’s capital outflows totaled $151 billion in 2014, an amount that was not only higher than the $61 billion in 2013 but even higher than the $133.6 More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Yacht Industry Casualty of Falling Ruble

There are many in Russia who are struggling to make ends meet or even to put food on the table as the ruble falls to rubble. Few of them even take time to consider the difficulties faced by those in the yacht More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Moscow Garage Museum to Create Ties with the West through Art

In the shadow of sanctions and a country at the tipping point economically and in world opinion, Russian artists and philanthropists are hoping that the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art will make Russia “as More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Can Europe Punish Russia Without Punishing Itself?

  After the Russian annexation of Crimea and amid ongoing tensions with the Ukraine, Europe and the United States imposed sanctions, but the sanctions seem to be hurting Europe almost as much as they More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

The Russian Economy Hits the Dust with the Ruble

The nosedive the ruble has taken has left Russia’s airlines grounded, according to the Financial Times. Russian airlines were seeing an increase in traffic, but that advantage has collapsed due to More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Sean Penn Weighs In On Sony’s Cancellation of The Interview

Two time Academy Award winning actor Sean Penn has given his two cents worth on the Great Sony Hack of 2014. The grandson of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania and Russia on his father’s side released a statement More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Public opinion in Russia: Russians’ attitudes on economic and domestic issues

– Public is rallying around Putin even though economic woes are top of mind –   Chicago, December 17, 2014–A poll of the Russian public, conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

U.K. Refuses to Extradite Russian Fugitives or Return Embezzled Funds, Official Says

The United Kingdom has refused to return embezzled funds to Russia or to extradite Russians who are being prosecuted, the Russian Legal Information Agency said on December 17, quoting Alexander Bastrykin, More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Putin Remains Defiant as Oil Dips to $55 a Barrel

Global crude oil prices slumped anew on December 18, a day after a short-covering rally, as traders placed fresh bets the market would resume a six-month rout on worries about a supply glut, Reuters More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Ruble Collapses Into Rubble; Russian Central Bank Tightens

–   The Ruble sank its greatest amount since the Russian financial crisis in 1998, losing 10% of its value in a single day. As an emergency measure, the Russian Central Bank raised interest rates More...

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