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Recent Russia research

* Russia: Fiscal rule to boost asset prices in 2018, Christopher Granville, Madina Khrustaleva, 14 Dec 2017
* Russia: Domestic funds flow into capital markets, Christopher Granville, Madina Khrustaleva, 30 Nov 2017
* Russia: Putin’s future: Politics and policy, Christopher Granville, Madina Khrustaleva, 3 Nov 2017
* Russia: Nabiullina takes the controls, 11 Oct 2017
* Russia: US sanctions – a contrarian case, Christopher Granville, 28 Jul 2017

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Who’ll invest in a country that 'sways in the wind’?


The title of our note is a quotation from Vladimir Putin’s talk with Magnitogorsk steelworkers in July 2011. The validity of his rhetorical question has now been borne out by the market reaction to political tremors following the Duma election on 4 December and evidence of falsification of the results. In the light of these events, we reassess political risk in Russia as a basis for forecasting the short-term outcome of the Moscow protest movement and for identifying criteria to...

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