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Russia Becomes World Leader in Sugar Beet Production

Russia became the world leader in sugar beet production in 2016, overtaking France, the US and Germany, according to Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev

Investments in Moscow Exceed $28 Billion in 2016

Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin said that investments in the city's economy and industry exceeded 1.7 trillion roubles ($28.74 billion) in 2016

Russia's Largest Bank Predicts Influx of Migrants Due to Economic Growth

The influx of migrants in Russia will increase in 2017 if the economy continues to recover, according to a report by Sberbank CIB analysts

Bloomberg Predicts ‘Happiness’ for Russian Economy

Russia has the potential to drop nine spots in Bloomberg’s ‘Misery Index’ this year

Russia’s Non-Resource Exports Increase to Almost 40%

The share of non-resource, non-energy exports from Russia rose to 38.2% last year, according to RNS, citing data from the Russian Export Centre

Bloomberg Predicts Russian Economic Growth in 2017

Russia's GDP will grow by 1.1% this year and by another 1.5% the year after, according to a survey of analysts conducted by Bloomberg

Weiwen Huang: More People Could Live in Moscow

How to make Moscow more compact? Why traffic problems are more important than plans for Greater Moscow and city embankments?

Growth of Business Activity in Russia’s Service Sector Hits Eight-Year High

The IHS Markit Russia Services Business Activity Index rose to an eight-and-a-half-year high of 58.4 in January

Russian Citizens Offered Free Land in Far East

Any Russian citizen can now receive one hectare of land in the Far East for free

Russia One of Top Instant Coffee Exporters to Germany

Russia provided five precent of German imports of instant coffee this past autumn

Russia Back on Investors' Radars

International investors are once again interested in Russia due to its economic recovery

Russian Banks’ Profit Grows by One Trillion Roubles

Russian banks earned 930 billion roubles ($15.7 billion) in 2016, a 480% increase from 2015’s profits of 192 billion roubles ($3.24 billion)

Experts Note Record Growth of Business Activity in Russia’s Service Sector

The PMI Business activity index of Russia’s service sector reached 56.5 points in December, showing the highest growth rate since July 2016

Russian Manufacturing Reaches Five-Year High

Business activity in the Russian manufacturing sector has reached its highest level in the past 69 months

Forbes: Russian Economy Ready to ‘Be Back on Its Feet’

After years of economic recession caused by Western sanctions, Russia is ready to restart its economic growth, according to Forbes

Russian Market ‘Stardom’

Citi called the Russian stock market’s growth in 2016 promising, and the possibility of a US presidential administration friendlier to Russia may cause further growth

OECD Predicts Growth for Russia in 2017

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, has improved Russia's GDP forecast

Moscow: A Global City?

Nikolai Novichkov, a former advisor to the Russian Minister of Culture, talks about city mythology, sensible audacity, Moscow borscht, spiritual dominance and Moscow’s global role in the modern world