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ALEXANDER KNOBEL: “GREAT BRITAIN WILL DEVELOP ITS OWN SANCTIONS POLICY TOWARDS THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION”

02 february 2021

It will be more expensive for Russian entrepreneurs to do business through British jurisdiction. The reason for this is the Brexit, “Izvestia” reports. According to Alexander Knobel, Head of the International Trade Department of the Gaidar Institute, the UK is highly likely to develop its own sanctions policy following Brexit towards the Russian Federation, different from the EU and the US.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES DEMONSTRATED RECORD GROWTH IN PRICES SINCE JANUARY 2011”

01 february 2021

In January 2021, the Russian industry reported such an intensive growth in its prices compared to previous month which the polls had not recorded for 10 years since January 2011. This was told to EADaily by Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Department of the Gaidar Institute.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “RUSSIAN MARKET OF ALTERNATIVE MEAT CAN GROW IN FUTURE, HOWEVER, IT WILL BE INSIGNIFICANT RELATIVE TO THE COMMON MARKET”

01 february 2021

Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA REGNUM on the news that the market of alternative vegetable meat constituted less than 1% compared to the European one.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “BY THE END OF FEBRUARY THE RUBLE - DOLLAR RATE WILL REACH 72–73 RUBLES PER US DOLLA

30 january 2021

Alexey Vedev, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, broached his economic forecast for February 2021 with “Kommersant”.

VLADIMIR NAZAROV: “WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO RUBLE, DOLLAR AND EURO IN H1?”

25 january 2021

Vladimir Nazarov, Deputy Head of International Research Department of Health Care Economics and Health Care Reform of the Gaidar Institute, told AIF.ru what awaits the ruble in H1 2021, what factors will support the national currency and what month can be the most difficult for the ruble.

EXPERTS’ OPINION ABOUT POSSIBLE INCREASING CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS’ TAX EVASION

20 january 2021

In an interview to “Izvestia”, Elena Leonenko, Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee, Colonel-General of Justice, expressed a proposal to toughen criminal liability for tax evasion of individuals including individual entrepreneurs, especially in large amounts. Namely, she focused on the need to equate the sanction under this article with the sanction established for evasion of taxes payable by the organization.

STEPAN ZEMTSOV: “DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY IN YAROSLAVL REGION BASED ON PUBLIC OPINION IS A SMART GOVERNMENT SOLUTION”

12 january 2021

Stepan Zemtsov, Senior researcher, Innovation Economics Department at the Gaidar Institute, supported the idea to involve general public towards articulation of a regional development strategy for the Yaroslavl region. This was told by the "Club of Regions". Stepan Zemzov highlighted that this activity is a part of any smart strategy.

KONSTANTIN KAZENIN: “I DO NOT SEE THE REASON TO ACTUALIZE THE TOPIC OF THE NORTH OSSETIA AND INGUSHETIA BOUNDARIES

22 december 2020

Konstantin Kazenin, Senior researcher, Center for Political Economy and Regional Development at the Gaidar Institute, shared his opinion with the “Club of regions” on amendments of administrative boundaries between the North Ossetia and Ingushetia.

KONSTANTIN KAZENIN: “DEBTS OF DAGESTAN HOUSING AND UTILITIES ENTERPRISES TO “ROSSETI NORTH CAUCASUS” REACHED RUB 4.5 BILLION”

20 december 2020

Konstantin Kazenin, Senior researcher at the Gaidar Institute, believes that non-payment of housing and utilities enterprises in Dagestan can be solved only through the transfer of energy facilities to a single owner and enhanced explanatory campaign among households. Thus, he commented to “RIA Dagestan” on the news about growing debt for consumed electricity of housing and utilities enterprises.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “MARKET PLAYERS FACED DIFFICULTIES WHEN EXPORTING GRAIN”

20 december 2020

Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department at the Gaidar Institute, commented to “News.ru” on the growing panic among traders due to emerged difficulties associated with grain export.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “CITIZENS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ARE LESS DEPENDANT ON THEIR SUBSIDIARY FARMING”

25 november 2020

Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department at the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA“REGNUM” on the news that every year fewer and fewer people in Russia make food preserves for the winter. In her opinion, the pandemic stimulates Russian citizens to expand their production.

ILYA SOKOLOV, ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: “BUDGET AMENDMENTS SPECIFY COST ITEMS AND HAVE A SOCIAL ORIENTATION”

24 november 2020

According to Alexander Deryugin, the Researcher of the Budget Policy Department, and Ilya Sokolov, Head of the Budget Policy Department at the Gaidar Institute, government amendments to the draft budget for 2021-2023 specify cost items aimed at mitigating the impacts of the crisis and have a clear social orientation. The TASS quotes the opinion of the experts.

ILYA SOKOLOV: “IT IS CRITICAL TO SAVE PUBLIC FUNDS IN A SITUATIO OF DEFICIT BUDGET N”

23 november 2020

Ilya Sokolov, Head of the Budget Policy Department at Gaidar Institute, commented to “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” on the reform associated with the optimization of development institutions (DI). According to Mikhail Mishustin, the Prime-Minister, their functions overlap with federal executive authorities and commercial organizations.

PAVEL TRUNIN: “GLOBAL ECONOMY WILL DECLINE BY AROUND 4-5% AT 2020 YEAR-END”

21 november 2020

Pavel Trunin, Director of Center for Macro-Economics and Finance at the Gaidar Institute, commented on the UN forecast to IA REGNUM, whereby the global economic recession could constitute about 4.3% by the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

IRINA STARODUBROVSKAYA: “INTOLERANCE TO POLITICAL ISLAM HINDERS THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISTS"

19 november 2020

On November 18, “The Insider” published an article by Irina Starodubrovskaya, Head of Center for Political Economy and Regional Development at the Gaidar Institute, in which she ponders why Islamism cannot be viewed as a unified ideology, and how the competition of views in Islam can help to cope with aggressive radicals.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “BUSINESS SURVEYS RECORD A SHARP RISE IN DEMAND”

18 november 2020

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Department at the Gaidar Institute, shared with “Kommersant” the first November findings of business surveys as of November 17.