Tag: Novyye Izvestiya

Russians In Biggest Cities Feel the Most Pain From Crisis

December 26, 2014

Staunton, December 22 – Russians living in the largest cities, the people who benefited the most from the oil-driven boom of the last decade, now feel the greatest concern about the impact on their lives of the economic crisis because they are better informed than those in smaller ones and rural areas, a pattern that […]

Kremlin Restrictions on Imports Seen Hurting Those Kremlin Cares Least About — Russia’s Ill

September 4, 2014

Staunton, September 3 – Because of the failure of the Putin regime to develop the Russian Federation’s medical industry, thus forcing the country to purchase abroad up to 80 percent of its medicines, the Kremlin’s planned imposition of restrictions on their import will hurting the ill, a group to whose plight Moscow has long shown […]

No Basis for Moscow’s Claims that Russian Corruption has Declined

August 26, 2014

Staunton, August 26 – Independent Russian experts say that there is no basis for the claim by Boris Titov, presidential plenipotentiary for the rights of entrepreneurs, that the level of corruption in the Russian Federation has fallen. Instead, they say, all measures point to corruption still being a major obstacle for the country’s economic development. […]