Tag: Natalya Zubarevich

Financial Instability In Russia’s Regions Already ‘Worse Than Default,’ Zubarevich Says

June 11, 2015

Staunton, June 11 – Novgorod oblast was technically in default earlier this year because of poor management and because Moscow paid the region what it owed a month after debt payments became due, Natalya Zubarevich says, but she suggests that there won’t be a series of defaults. What there will be is something worse – […]

Crimea More Likely to Become a ‘Second Dagestan’ Rather Than a ‘Second Tatarstan,’ Experts Say

May 5, 2014

Staunton, May 5 – By annexing Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula, Moscow appears more likely to have acquired “a second Dagestan,” the most unstable republic in the North Caucasus, than “a second Tatarstan,” the stable, wealthy and influential republic in the Middle Volga, according to Russian experts. In a survey of the parallels between Crimea and Dagestan […]