Russian Central Bank: Impact of Sanctions Shows Russia Has an Open Economy


Elvira Nabiullina, the head of Russia’s central bank, said on April 9 that the Russian economy would feel the impact of the latest U.S. sanctions Continue reading Russian Central Bank: Impact of Sanctions Shows Russia Has an Open Economy

Russian energy sector in search of cost-cutting innovations


Companies seek to reduce operational costs by using blockchain and other innovative technologies


Hublot’s first smartwatch is called the Big Bang Referee 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia


Swiss watch brand has officially unveiled its first smartwatch and it’s called (wait for it) the Big Bang Referee 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Seriously.

Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron to build ‘floating’ house in Moscow


Old brewery will be transformed into super modern apartments elevated above the ground by Pritzker Prize winning firm.

Russia Encourages Indian Innovation Driven Startups to Boost Bilateral Trade


A special group has been constituted within the Russia-India inter-governmental group to identify barriers to trade and investment between the two countries.

Russian State-run and Private Space Industry: problems and cooperation


The recent InSpace Forum held in Moscow demonstrated progress in cooperation and dialogue between Russia’s state-run space companies and its fledgling New Space sector

Russian science chases escape from mediocrity


After letting Russian science languish for years, Vladimir Putin has started to pay more attention. At a meeting of the Council for Science and Education last month, the Russian president promised that science and innovation are now top priorities.

JEC Innovation Awards: A look at this year’s winners


Eleven winning innovations were chosen, out of the thirty finalists that had been previously selected from more than 100 applications from all over the world.

Will Russia keep its position as the world’s leading energy exporter?


The U.S. has made efforts to push the EU away from Russian gas, but even America has had to resort to buying Russian LNG recently – is it a sign that Russia’s will continue to dominate the market?

Committed investments in Russia’s Far East exceed $63bn


The special economic zone and preferences in Russia’s Far East have warmed foreign investor interest in the region, according to Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev. Continue reading Committed investments in Russia’s Far East exceed $63bn

Exxon to Quit Russian Oil Ventures


Exxon Mobil Corp. said it’s abandoning joint ventures with Russia’s Rosneft PJSC after international sanctions against the nation’s energy sector paralyzed a historic drilling project.

Russia moves up to 5th in rankings for best European country for students


The Study.EU Country Ranking 2018 evaluated a total of 30 European countries based upon how attractive they are for international students.