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Russia and the global economy

Grain tie up to focus on quality not prices
Washington has warned Moscow against creating a 'Grain Opec' after Russia confirmed plans to pool resources with other producers. The country's Agriculture Minister claims the group will raise quality but not prices.

June 08, 2009 10:43

“When the dollar went up, the markets went down”
The US is the biggest economy in the world, and if the blame for the global economic crisis is put on the US, it is put on the centre of the financial world - it is the same thing.

June 07, 2009 09:21

St. Petersburg World Economic Forum, Day 2
Delegates from more than 70 countries have been gathering in St. Petersburg for a major economic forum to help define the world's post-crisis financial architecture.

June 06, 2009 12:45

President pushes Rouble as regional reserve
In his highly anticipated keynote address at the St. Petersburg forum, President Dmitry Medvedev once again pushed the idea of the Rouble as a regional reserve currency.

June 06, 2009 10:57

Wheat from chaff – first World Grain Forum opens in St. Petersburg
The financial crisis will loom large at the first World Grain Forum opening in St. Petersburg, Saturday. Participants from 40 countries are gathering to discuss how to ensure food security amid the crisis.

June 06, 2009 09:14

Medvedev: single world reserve currency pre-conditioned the crisis
The World Economic Forum in St. Petersburg has started with a keynote speech from Dmitry Medvedev. He criticized the global economic system and put forward a number of solutions.

June 06, 2009 04:33

Outlook on the Russian economy: Tony Angel
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum, RT spoke with Tony Angel, Managing Director EMEA at Standard & Poors, about reactions to views of those at the forum and Russia’s economic outlook.

June 05, 2009 18:44

Outlook on the Russian economy: Klaus Rohland
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum RT spoke with Klaus Rohland, World Bank Russia Country Director and Representative, about the Russian response to the economic slowdown and the outlook for Russia’s economy.

June 05, 2009 18:08

Outlook on the Russian economy: Aleksandr Torbakhov
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum, RT spoke with Aleksandr Torbakhov, CEO of Vimpelcom, about the challenges his industry is facing with the economic slowdown, VimpleCom’s expansion plans, and the Rouble.

June 05, 2009 17:20

Outlook on the Russian economy: Jean-Phillippe Courtois
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum, RT spoke with Jean-Phillippe Courtois, President of Microsoft International, about protectionism, reaction to President Medvedev’s keynote address, and Russia’s economic outlook.

June 05, 2009 15:36

Outlook on the Russian economy: John Lipsky
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum, RT spoke with John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund, about the Russian Rouble, oil prices, and Russia’s economic outlook.

June 05, 2009 15:31

Outlook on the Russian economy: Michael De Csillery
At the St Petersburg Economic Forum, RT spoke with Michael De Csillery, Managing Partner at Bain & Company, about Russia’s economic outlook, and reaction to President Medvedev’s keynote address.

June 05, 2009 15:26

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