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  • Africa: How Russia Is Growing Its Strategic Influence in Africa
  • With Savings to Burn, Russia Turns (Again) to a State-Led Spending ...
  • Russia Bulls to Get Reality Check From Hawkish Central Bank
  • Russia's Economic Growth Looks Too Good to Be True
  • Why China and Russia are Vying for Influence Over the Balkans
  • O'Reilly Automotive Earnings Miss But 2019 Comp Growth To Pick Up
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    Demographics

  • How Russia's population changed over the years
  • Natural population decline in Russia not compensated by migration ...
  • Russians lose optimism: level of consumer expectations falls for ...
  • ''They want Russia to outdo the West''
  • ''The government's plans will remain unfulfilled'': real incomes of ...
  • Russia's Population Declines in 2018 for First Time in a Decade
  • Russia's population begins to fall again
  • Venezuela Presents an Opportunity for Peace With Russia
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  • Lukoil increases gas production in Uzbekistan by 67 pct
  • Uzbekistan, Russia increase trade turnover by 21.2 pct
  • Russian exports of chemical products may double to $34–35bn by ...
  • US-China negotiations continue to hold markets hostage
  • Top 5 Emerging Market Currencies & How to Trade Them
  • Falling demand is the energy sector's next challenge
  • Trump's tough talk about taking Russia's oil business faces skepticism
  • Russia's trade surplus poised to smash pre-sanction record — reports
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  • COMMENT: Russian budget policy may ease in 2019, budget break ...
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  • Russian budget policy may ease in 2019
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  • Russia loses control of only space telescope
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-12-07RUForeign Exchange Reserves NOV$459.6B$ 459.4B01
    2018-12-06RUInflation Rate MoM NOV0.40%0.50%01
    2018-12-06RUInflation Rate YoY NOV3.50%3.80%01
    2018-12-05RUMarkit Services PMI NOV56.954.601
    2018-12-03RUMarkit Manufacturing PMI NOV52.651.352.400
    2018-11-30RUM2 Money Supply YoY OCT11.50%11.80%12%00
    2018-11-28RUCorporate Profits SEPRUB 10.2TRUB8.6TRUB 9.1T00
    2018-11-27RUBusiness Confidence NOV-6-5-400
    2018-11-20RURetail Sales YoY OCT1.90%2.2% ?2.20%00
    2018-11-20RUPPI YoY OCT16.90%14.40%12.50%00