Economic Crisis
How Disastrous Would Disconnection From SWIFT Be for Russia?
Maria Shagina
Seven years after threats were first made to cut Russia off from SWIFT, how well is Russia prepared to cope with disconnection from Western payment systems?
Podcast: What’s the Point of the Latest U.S. Sanctions Against Russia?
Alexander Gabuev
Andrey Movchan
Maria Shagina
Podcast host Alex Gabuev is joined by Andrey Movchan, a nonresident scholar in the Economic Policy Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, and Maria Shagina, a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Eastern European Studies at the University of Zurich, to discuss the impact of Western sanctions on the Russian economy.
Confronting the Challenges of Coronavirus, Russia Sees Its Worldview Vindicated
Dmitri Trenin
As the Kremlin prepares to manage the public health emergency and an economic slowdown, it’s coming to view the global disarray as affirmation of its ideology.
Russia Battles New Economic Crisis on Three Fronts
Anton Tabakh
The current economic turbulence resembles a fire at an explosives warehouse during a flood and an earthquake, all at the same time.
War With OPEC Can’t End Well for Russia
Andrey Movchan
Falling oil prices leave no chance Russia’s GDP will grow in 2020—a bleak prospect for both ordinary people and once optimistic investors.
Podcast: Coronavirus and the Battlefields of the U.S.-China Trade War
Alexander Gabuev
Jamil Anderlini
Carnegie’s Alex Gabuev and The Financial Times’ Asia editor Jamil Anderlini discuss coronavirus, the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, and the geopolitical dynamics in Asia-Pacific.
Don’t Expect an Economic Miracle in Putin’s Russia
Andrey Movchan
The main task of Putin’s economic policy is to collect as much in taxes as possible. This is why the man who successfully transformed the Federal Tax Service is now head of the government.
Enter Mishustin: The New Russian Prime Minister’s Agenda
Anton Tabakh
Mikhail Mishustin is replacing Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister of Russia after nearly a decade as director of the Federal Tax Service (FNS). Russians can expect a shift in emphasis from taxation to the allocation of funds as Mishustin draws on his management skills to make government spending as orderly and transparent as taxation became under his leadership.
Upcoming Elections Mean New Economic Policy in Russia
Konstantin Gaaze
Alexandra Prokopenko
The president’s withdrawal from economic issues leaves politicians of a certain type with room to maneuver. Their hope is to formulate a new economic path that they may even be allowed to put into practice. If they are lucky, and if Putin decides to vacate the Kremlin in 2024, they will be implementing this path from the office of the president.
Podcast: Five Years After Crimea, How Is Russian Trade Doing?
Tatiana Flegontova
Alexander Gabuev
Janis Kluge
This podcast focuses on Russian trade since 2014, when the country started to turn away from the West and increase its exposure to China. Podcast host Alex Gabuev is joined by Tatiana Flegontova and Janis Kluge.

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