After the Soviet era, Russia experienced a slight recovery in the late 1990s which ended at the end of the decade with the depreciation of the ruble and the default of public debt. This was followed by a recession, a deterioration in the standard of living and an intense flight of capital abroad.

For many observers, the main problem of the Russian economy is that of the banking sector, controlled by "oligarchs", businessmen linked to political power, who often use depositors’ money to support their companies.

Official Name: Russian Federation
Form of government: Federal Presidential Republic
President: Vladimir Putin
Prime Minister: Dimitry Medvedev
Currency: Russian Ruble (RUB)

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How does the new BRICS rating agency work?

28 Agosto 2023 - 11:54

How does the new BRICS rating agency work?

The BRICS Rating Agency can usher in a new paradigm in the credit rating industry, placing greater emphasis on the specific aspects of emerging economies.