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PRAVDA.Ru

Dollar to rise against euro until G7 summit 27.01.2004 | Source: Pravda.Ru Over the next week and a half, the dollar will be rising against the euro until it reaches $1.21 per euro, Mikhail Khazin, the President of the expert consulting company NIAKON, announced in an interview with RBC. According to him, after the meeting of…

JULIA IOFFE THE MOSCOW DIARIES

Morphine halts Russian economic crisis in tracks Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin announced that Russia had passed the crisis like some kind of awful kidney stone. His evidence was, as usual, fuzzy math. The crisis is over, he said, because projections in the fall of Russia’s GDP had slowed from 10 to…

Freedom Fighter: “1898 USS Maine”

Mikhail Khazin, a Russian economist who once ran the cultural section at Komsomolskaya Pravda, speaking in a 2008 Pravda interview of the need in troubled times to change the psychology of society, to unite it, said that “the Americans blew up their own battleship Maine.” Eliades Acosta, a prominent Cuban historian, head of the Cuban…

Russia Profile: “Who Controls Russia’s Economy?”

The Composition of Russia’s New Cabinet Dampens Hopes for Economic Reforms By Tai Adelaja Russia Profile 05/23/2012 Despite having a government firmly in place, Russia’s economic outlook remains uncertain because key economic decisions remain the prerogative of the Kremlin, economists say. Hopes for prosperity through economic reform and modernization may also be at risk as…

Ukrainian Week LLC: “Addicted to Spending”

Despite the global crisis, Ukraine is increasing its foreign debt while producing and selling less and buying more A financial analyst I know who also happens to be a top manager and co-owner of a small company aptly described the current condition of Ukraine’s economy by comparing it to the elk in a joke. In…

Gorshenin Institute: “After setting up a free trade area with EU, the borders between Ukraine and Russia will be very tough” – experts

06 June 2011 The Gorshenin Institute has interviewed experts about the prospects of cooperation between Ukraine and Russia after a free trade area (FTA) between Ukraine and the EU is set up. A prominent Russian economist, the head of the expert consulting company Neokon, Mikhail Khazin, is certain that if Ukraine establishes an FTA with…

The Richter Report

As Others See Us The reckless expansion of credit and debt has been at the heart of all great depressions throughout history. However, our American politicians and “mainstream” economists believe that debt-spending is the key to economic recovery. That is why the perspective of outside observers can be very helpful. A recent article published in…