Russia

June 11, 2022

Possible Effects of the Russia-Ukraine War on Germany

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which started in February 2022, affected not only Moscow-Kiev relations, but also global and regional balances. The war which gradually deepened raised the security concerns for all European countries which also brought the European Union (EU) and Russia relations into a new turning point. Because the […]
May 12, 2022

Russia-Ukraine Crisis and European Union Energy Concern

After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the sanctions against the Kremlin, led by Western countries, are increasing day by day. On February 25th 2022, one day after Russian troops attacked Ukraine at the behest of Vladimir Putin, the US, EU, UK and Canada and some of their allies announced a series […]
April 28, 2022

Implications of the Russia-Ukraine War: The Case of the Global Food Market

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations noted in February 2022 that its global food index hit an all-time high and averaged 140.7 points, up 5.3 points (3.9%) from January and as much as 24.1 points (20.7%) above its level a year ago. Vegetable oils were up 8.5% year over […]
March 1, 2022

Turkey-Russia Energy Cooperation on Natural Gas

Turkey, with the fastest increase in energy demand, has been among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries in the last 20 years. In this period, Turkey ranks second in the world after China in the increase in electricity and natural gas demand. In this regard, Turkey is approximately […]
February 25, 2022

Recent Changes in Foreign Trade of Russia

The foreign trade of Russia demonstrates significant changes. It is well known that Russia remains an important supplier of crude oil and natural gas on the global market. However, recently the country started to demonstrate changes in its trade patterns. The country is actively developing its manufacturing and agricultural sectors […]
January 17, 2021

An Overview of Agricultural Development of Russia

Agriculture remains one of the most important sectors in Russia’s economy and the country’s authorities perceive it as one of potential economic growth drivers. The sector experienced significant decline during the 1990s, but started to recover in the 2000s. During the last decade, the country’s agriculture demonstrated steady growth.  After […]
January 10, 2021

An Analysis of Economic Cooperation between Russia and Tajikistan

Economic cooperation with Russia remains important for Central Asia despite claims about its diminishing role in the region. Trade and in-vestment partnership with Russia significantly contribute to the region’s economic performance. A country-by-country analysis shows that Russia’s bilateral economic relations with Kazakhstan are historically strong. It plays an important role […]
December 10, 2020

Analysis of Bilateral Trade between Russia and Uzbekistan

Trade is an important factor that links countries and industries. Moreover, it stimulates economic growth, reduces poverty and drives globalization. Trade ties play an important role for forming regional trade agreements. Many countries develop special trade stimulating programs. In Central Asia, countries pay special attention to the development of export-oriented […]
December 7, 2020

The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Russian Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic with various restrictions implemented on a global level and additional measures taken at the national level have distorted the economic growth forecasts of almost all countries. According to the estimates of the International Monetary Fund, the total loss in the world economy for 2020-2021 will reach approximately […]
November 9, 2020

How Russia is Important for Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan is currently experiencing deep political and economic crises. The list of negative factors, in particular the pandemic-induced lockdowns, sharp decline in migrant remittances, and reduction in external demand for its basic exports significantly contributed to the economic decline. The country’s tourism sector, one of the main contributors to its […]