Nick Trickett looks at how sanctions and sky high military spending are denting the value of the ruble
Nicholas Trickett takes stock of how much damage ‘partial' mobilisation has already dented Russia’s wartime economy. How much more workforce depletion can the country take?
Nick Trickett takes stock of some surprisingly upbeat forecasts for the Russian economy
Nick Trickett on the transformation of the Russian economy in 2022
Nick Trickett examines how far Russia’s government is capable of a an economic ‘partial mobilization'
Nick Trickett looks at how the metallurgy sector is being bent out of shape by harsh new economic realities imposed by 6 months of war
Nick Trickett sees sanctions on Russian oil as a previously unthinkable decision to diminish Russia' role as a prime mover on oil markets
Nick Trickett on how the economic struggles for Putin’s regime in wartime are underscoring the drawbacks of Russia’s approach to central planning
Nick Trickett sees Russia’s oil dependency as an economic straitjacket, especially as countries start to look elsewhere for energy amid the Ukraine conflict
Nick Trickett is wary of seeing Russia’s swelling reserves of foreign currency as a sign of underlying economic strength. In fact, he writes, the woes of stagnant growth and inflation are starting to bite.
Nick Trickett takes issue with the Russian Central Bank’s focus on suppressing inflation. Deflation, he fears, is the next spectre to watch for — and there is no sign of a plan
Nick Trickett questions why the Russian government is thinking about building new Siberian cities, when there is still plenty of work to do in developing the existing ones
Nick Trickett on why Russia won’t benefit from climate change, but not for the reasons you might think
Nick Trickett believes Russia’s government is fighting a losing battle against inflation
Nick Trickett warns that price controls are not the smartest way to mitigate Russia’s problems with inflation
Nicholas Trickett into the prospects for a post-Covid economic recovery in Russia
Nicholas Trickett looks at how Russian oil production is struggling in a time of Covid-19’s low prices, OPEC+ production cuts, and US shale
Nicholas Trickett on how COVID-19 has been rewriting economic orthodoxy across the globe, but Russia’s Austrian School economists have yet to get the memo
Nick Trickett wonders how far the Russian state should go to support its struggling fossil fuels companies
Nick Trickett on the political and economic pressures fuelling Rosneft’s latest round of Middle Eastern dealmaking
Russia and Saudi Arabia are rolling a boulder up a hill only to see it tumble back down as their relative market power declines
Russian gas supplies to China are a talking point again in light of US-China trade tensions and commodity price fluctuations. Two prospective pipelines are being touted, for very different reasons
As Russian oil companies plan further cooperation across the Middle East, the political and financial costs of engagement will likely increase.