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    Opposition


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    Economic News and Data


    GDP

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    Investment

  • Russia is optimistic on growth but still 'far from where we want to be ...
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    Demographics

  • Putin's pension reforms won't fix Russia
  • Future of Russia: Demographic Changes (Part I)
  • Russia is weak and has a rapidly aging and shrinking population
  • Western Sanctions Are Shrinking Russia's Population
  • Future Of Russia: Foreign Pressure Instrumental For Change – OpEd
  • Russian elections: Voter apathy and mistrust
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    Export/Import

  • IEA says near-term natural gas export growth to be fueled by US ...
  • SA on mission to grow fresh produce exports to Russia
  • SA on mission to grow fresh produce for exports to Russia
  • Russia More Dependent on Raw Materials Exports Now Than in 2008
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  • UPDATE 2-Russia meets grain traders, sees no need to limit exports
  • IEA says near-term natural gas export growth to be fueled by US ...
  • SA on mission to grow fresh produce exports to Russia
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    Public Spending

  • Record Russian budget revenues forecast from oil and gas sector
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  • Russian Oil Production Hits Post-Soviet Record
  • Russia oil production jumps to new post-Soviet record
  • Are Aerojet and Blue Origin Rocket Engines Worse Than "Made in ...
  • No tricks for businesses that invest at home, Russia's Siluanov says
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    Public Debt

  • Russia Debt Sanctions Could Send the Ruble Plunging 15%
  • New sanctions leave Russia debt holders less sure of Trump's help
  • Russian rouble extends gains as oil rises, Syria-related risks ease
  • Russian rouble up after Russia-Turkey deal on Syria's Idlib, higher oil
  • Mnuchin Stands by Report Advising Against Russia Debt Sanctions
  • New sanctions leave Russia debt holders uncertain on Trump
  • How investors are dealing with threat of Russia debt sanctions
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-10RUBalance of Trade JUN$15.15B$ 9.2B00
    2018-08-10RUGDP Growth Rate YoY Prel Q21.30%1.20%00
    2018-08-09RUVehicle Sales YoY JUL10.80%00
    2018-08-09RUForeign Exchange Reserves JUL$456.7B$ 455.7B00
    2018-08-06RUInflation Rate YoY JUL2.30%2.50%01
    2018-08-06RUInflation Rate MoM JUL0.50%0.40%01
    2018-08-03RUMarkit Services PMI JUL52.852.354.100
    2018-08-01RUMarkit Manufacturing PMI JUL50.801
    2018-08-01RUM2 Money Supply YoY JUN01
    2018-08-01RUMarkit Manufacturing PMI JUL48.149.550.800