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New rules for 'strategic' sectors and natural resources


Today - 28 February - the Russian government has missed yet another of its own deadlines, in this case to produce a definitive final draft of a law restricting foreign control of major natural resource deposits and companies in sensitive sectors. Economic nationalism is a well-known trend in Russia. A parallel striving to establish clear and predictable rules-based frameworks is less well remarked. The two currents come together in this planned legislation, conflating essential...

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