Category Archives: Russia

The Cost of Support

Today’s New York Times article by Andrew Kramer, “Russian Auto Bailout Protects Jobs (Efficiency Not So Much)” (Tuesday April 7, 2009) chronicles the Russian governments efforts to prop up employment in automobile manufacturing including the Lada (Avtovaz) factory in Tolyatti.  … Continue reading

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Russia and the Conundrum of B(R)ICSAM

It’s difficult situating Russia in the context of the BRICs and BRICSAM. Various articles seem to stumble in their effort to place Russia in the correct circle of influence. As far back as first CIGI Policy Brief in International Governance, … Continue reading

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