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Notes: Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of area but unfavorably located in relation to major sea lanes of the world; despite its size, much of the country lacks proper soils and climates (either too cold or too dry) for agriculture; Mount El'brus is Europe's tallest peak.
Russia has also improved its international financial position since the 1998 financial crisis, with its foreign debt declining from 90% of GDP to around 28%.
Russia's manufacturing base is dilapidated and must be replaced or modernized if the country is to achieve broad-based economic growth.
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 Economy | The Russia Journal
Russia’s gold and foreign currency reserves were $151.9 billion on September 9, $1.5 billion up from a week earlier, the central bank of Russia reported.
Russia’s economy ministry does not rule out that GDP could grow 6 percent this year, Andrei Klepach, director of the economy ministry’s department for macroeconomic forecasting, told reporters on Monday.
Russia is preparing amendments to the privatization law to increase the effectiveness of the privatization processes, Head of the Department for Privatization of Federal Property Ivan Aksyonov told a news conference Tuesday.
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 Economy of Russia
Economy - overview: Russia posted gross domestic product growth of 8.3 % in 2000 and most of industrial sector posting double digit growth figures, the GDP grew about 5 % in 2001 and is expected to grow about 4 % in 2002.
In the post-Communist years, Russia's process of privatization, combined with capital market liberalization, and failure to establish institutional infrastructure, led to incentives for capital flight, contributing to post-communist economic contraction in Russia.
Russia concocted a new method of privatization, distributing free state-issued vouchers to all citizens in the forth quarter of 1992, who were had the opportunity to bid for shares of privatized firms at special auctions with these vouchers with a face value of 10,000 rubles.
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 Economy of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
First came the dismantling of the centrally planned economy that was a hallmark of the Soviet Union, and then its replacement by an economy operating on the basis of market forces and private property.
In Russia a far higher share of state-owned assets were sold to managers and workers, or "insiders," compared to the former Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland.
But in Russia, in the most radical stage of privatization, 1994, only 6.3% of the economically active population was unemployed (a far larger share of the population is underemployed).
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 Russia Adoption Blog - Economy
Russia's effort to stake a larger claim to the Arctic Ocean has sent shivers through international observers.
Their mission: To prove that a large part of the Arctic is actually connected to Russia's far northern region and, hence, fair game for Russian oil and gas exploration.
Russia has been enforcing the so-called 3-1-1 rule for travel between Russia and the U.S. and Canada since October 2006; the new decree...
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Russia saw its comparatively developed centrally-planned economy contract severely for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-western parts of Siberia; the south-eastern part of Siberia that meets the Pacific Ocean, known as the Russian Far East, is sparsely populated, with its southern part being densest.
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 Russia's economy | Economist.com
In the wake of the US subprime crisis, Russia’s central bank has for the first time in years sold dollars in order to support the rouble, which is usually subject to appreciation pressures.
Russia will only face serious difficulties if the turmoil in global markets is sustained for months and has a sizeable impact on the real economy.
Second, Russia’s corporations cannot be as sanguine as the government about the rise in spreads and a reduction in risk appetite on the part of investors.
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 Russia.com - Business Russia - Russia
Russia ended 2004 with its sixth straight year of growth, averaging 6.5% annually since the financial crisis of 1998.
Strong oil export earnings have allowed Russia to increase its foreign reserves from only $12 billion to some $120 billion at yearend 2004.
10% of Russia's GDP comes from mining and extractive industries producing coal, oil, gas, chemicals, and metals with a turnover of $1.408 trillion in 2004.
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 Russia Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Economy - overview: Russia ended 2004 with its sixth straight year of growth, averaging 6.5% annually...
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