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European Commission Improves Economic Forecast for Russia

The European Commission (EC) improved the forecast for Russia’s GDP growth in 2017 from 0.8% to 1.2%

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 Tops China in Emerging Markets Rankings

Russia finished second in Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s emerging markets rankings

OECD Predicts Growth for Russia in 2017

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

Russian Middle Class Is Shrinking – Sberbank

The share of Russian citizens who identify themselves as middle class has dropped over the past two years from 61% of the population in the third quarter of 2014 to 51% in the third quarter of 2016

Rouble on a Leash

Government is set to weaken rouble to soften the landing