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Analyses
Is Russia’s economy headed for 'economic oblivion', as a report from Yale says?
Russia’s economy seems to be being doing a lot better than was expected. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently revised its forecast for this year’s contraction up from -8% to -6%and the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is even more optimistic, having revised its forecast for this year’s contraction to a mild -5%.

Aug 10, 2022 - 10:16:22 AM

Dysfunctions
The peoples caught partway on the road to statehood: Kosovo’s problematic special status

Thirty years ago, the breakup of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia set off a wave of independence claims and a proliferation of new states. For some, though, the process remains far from complete.


Aug 10, 2022 - 10:14:27 AM

Analyses
Why Parisians fear and loathe Saint-Denis
Saint-Denis, just a short distance from central Paris, was once best known as the last resting place of French kings. But it has another history too, as the place onto which Parisians project all their fears.

Aug 10, 2022 - 10:12:49 AM

Business
Buildup of Empties at East Coast Ports Near "Emergency Level"
Shippers and truckers at America's gateway ports have alleged problems with unreturnable empty shipping containers since the start of the late-pandemic cargo boom, and the problem is becoming worse on the U.S. East Coast, according to members of the Federal Maritime Commission.

Aug 10, 2022 - 10:10:53 AM

Dysfunctions
Iran: Hard Line Getting Soft
The economy continues to get worse as inflation heads for an annual rate of a hundred percent. In Western countries an inflation rate of ten percent is considered a disaster requiring prompt attention.

Aug 9, 2022 - 11:04:08 AM

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