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    Russian Formula 1 Team To Compete From 2022?

    Ross Brawn, the F1 Managing Director of Motorsports said yesterday that a Russian team could again compete in Formula 1 championship. “We need a period of stability after this global pandemic and we also want to ensure the new rules settle down from 2022. We have a great grid with ten exciting teams and it is not[…..]

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    Russia & Coronavirus: Business Updates

    Россия и Коронавирус: Бизнес Обновления Last updated July 29. Глобальные вспышки вируса Covid-19: координация ваших бизнес-операций из дома. Читать здесь Current Russia Coronavirus Updates Russia has confirmed 823,515 cases of coronavirus and 13,504 deaths, confirming another 5,395 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday. The European Union won’t open its borders to Russian citizens until at least[…..]

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    Russia To Re-Draft US$360 Billion National Development Plan In Wake Of Covid-19

    The Russian Government, hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, has been given a three month timeframe to come up with a revised National Development Plan to get the nation back on track after the economy retrenched -10% this year to date.

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    Putin & Trump Hold Talks – Increasing Trade On The Agenda

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Presidents Putin and Trump held phone discussions last week, for the second time in June. While the focus has been on military issues and a new Arms Control Treaty, the issue of trade was also ‘comprehensively’ dealt with. US-Russia trade reached about US$28 billion in 2019, a very low figure for[…..]

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    Companies Investing In Russian Arctic To Receive Tax Incentive Benefits

    The Russian Corporation for the Development of the Far East will accept applications from investors who wish to receive Arctic residency status, from August 28, the Russian Ministry for Development of the Far East and Arctic said on Monday.

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    Russian State Sovereign Fund Finances UK-Russia Project With Oxford University To Produce Covid-19 Vaccine

    Moscow’s sovereign wealth fund publicly announced details of an agreement for the Russian pharmaceutical company R-Pharm to produce a coronavirus vaccine developed by British-Swedish AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford. We previously examined which countries are assisting with Covid-19 vaccine research in the Silk Road Briefing article Who’s Developing A Covid-19 Vaccine – The Alternative[…..]

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    Russia Now Sells More Gold Than Gas As Global Buyers Turn To Safe Assets In Turbulent Times

    Russia, the world’s largest producer of gold, exported more gold than gas in the second quarter of 2020 for the first time in almost 30 years. Gold sales to foreign buyers came in at US$3.6 billion in April and May, according to figures from Russia’s federal customs service — ahead of an estimated US$3.5 billion[…..]

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    Spotify Launches In Russia & 12 Ex-Soviet Nations

    Music streaming giant Spotify announced yesterday that it was launching its service in Russia and 12 other countries around Eastern Europe. Gustav Gyllenhammar, VP for Markets and Subscriber Growth said that Spotify would become available to users immediately, adding that the Swedish streaming service was now accessible in 92 markets.

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    Russia-China Trade Turnover Drops 5.6% In H1 2020

    Trade turnover between Russia and China dropped by 5.6% in January-June period this year to US$49.15 billion, according to the data released by China’s General Administration of Customs yesterday.

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    Russia Considers Resumption Of International Flights To 13 Countries

    The Russian consumer safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has sent a list of countries it says meets epidemiological safety requirements in terms of international travel to the Russian Ministry of Transport and Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency.

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