Why Russia's Economic Leverage is Declining
Book Review: Gaidar's Revolution
From the German Marshall Fund:
Despite the Kremlin’s desire to reassert influence over its neighbors, Russia’s economic leverage in Eastern Europe is declining. After more than a decade of using trade and energy cutoffs to pressure its neighbors to...
Oil Shock is Changing the Energy - and Geopolitical - Landscape
From Read Russia:
Alexei Golovkov had a problem with the portrait of Lenin in his office. Golovkov, a top official in Boris Yeltsin’s presidential administration from 1991-1993, thought the Lenin portrait was out of place in post-Communist Russia, so he took it...
From South China Morning Post:
Oil shocks four decades ago transformed the world economy and geopolitical landscape, and the latest oil crisis threatens to do the same. While oil-consuming nations celebrate, the exporting nations anticipate unprecedented economic and political challenges. Most...