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1. Follow the Money

Russia's independent press faces innumerable pressures. Former Russian Life Editor Mikhail Ivanov (1995–2003) describes how economic issues have long plagued the Russian media system.

Tags: russian media, history, 1990s, media market, funding, economics, economy, capitalism, media, journalism
2. Throw in the Mayor with the Banya Water

“Today, the city bath house needs support because, due to last year's lengthy six-month shutdown associated with the coronavirus, the banya cannot pull itself out of debt."

– Mikhail Valov, Mayor of Sayanogorsk, inviting citizens to save his city’s municipal bathhouse from the economic ravages of the Coronavirus on August 23.
Tags: economy, lockdown, pandemic, covid, sayanogorsk, bathhouse, banya
3. The Mai Tais Are Worth It

Ever been so desperate for a vacation that you're willing to go into debt? According to a new study, more and more Russians are.

Tags: travel, tourism, economy, money
4. New Economic Policy

In the Soviet era, NEP had always been regarded as a strange, only vaguely understood, and not very sensible chapter in Soviet history: a pause between the heroic Civil War and the no less heroic Five-Year Plans.

Tags: economy, soviet era, lenin, nep
5. Regions Measure Up

RIA Novosti's annual survey, ranking each Russian region by residents' quality of life, has some not-so-surprising results.

Tags: economy, news, statistics
6. Drugs, Pirates, and Apple Pay

This week, your mother turns out to be right all along; Aeroflot adapts to COVID; and the European Commission says you can get good, free movies from Russian social media.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, coronavirus, economy, Internet, crime
7. Cars, Car Accidents, and Vodka (Unrelated)

This week is full of surprises: Moscow schools train future journalists; cars branch out into new materials; and vodka exports decline, which is maybe less surprising than you'd think.

Tags: cars, pensions, vodka, safety, education, economy
8. Potholes, Economics, and a Crossbow Murder

This week, puddles get the spotlight, weapons become instruments, and the life of a sausage tycoon ends abruptly at the business end of a crossbow.

Tags: Internet, business, crime, economy, Far East, cities
9. A Win for the Lada

Russia's iconic domestic car has been the highest-selling automobile in the last six months.

Tags: automobile, business, economy, soviet era, Russia, cars
10. The Яs Have It

Yandex, Russia's Google almost-equivalent, is making moves to expand with products including "YaBank," "YaSafe," and "YaCash."

Tags: technology, yandex, Internet, business, economy

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