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Russia imposes sanctions against the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway

On 6 August Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, signed a decree calling for a ban or limit on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs originating in the countries that have imposed economic...more

Public-Private Partnerships, Putin Style

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia is just around the corner. It will be the most expensive Olympics in history costing an estimated $51 billion. By way of comparison, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London cost...more

CIS Legal Update - September 2013: Russian Financial Regulator Announces the First Case Involving Insider Trading

On July 1, 2013, the Federal Service for Financial Markets (“FSFM”) announced that it had opened its first investigation into a potential violation of the Insider Trading Law, which had entered into force in June 2010....more

Russia And Corruption: Moving Forward, Backwards Or Side-Stepping (Part I Of II)

My heritage is Russian; I know how Russians think and what makes them tick. Like its literary history, Russians are complex. ...more

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