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Opinion

Russia Should Host the 2018 World Cup

By Peter Beck It's hard tokeep your mind onprospects fort

Why Hopes of Putin's Unconditional Surrender Could Prove to Be Futile

By Simon Saradzhyan With almost aweek past thetragic crashing ofa M
 

Real Estate

Russia Divvying Up Crimean Resorts After Annexation

The government has started divvying up state-owned Crimean health retreats among Russian agencies and companies, though many of them are in no fit state to receive guests, Kommersant reported Monday.

Billionaire to Open $500 Million Russian History Theme Park

Russian billionaire Konstantin Malofeyev has signed an agreement with a French theme park company to build Russia's first historically themed amusement park with investments totaling up to 18 billion rubles ($512 million), Vedomosti reported Monday.

Career Center

New Law Curtails Widespread Temp Staffing

Major foreign and domestic companies across economic sectors could be hit hard by a new law that will restrict the use of temporary staffing agencies in Russia.

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Business For Business

B2B: Is New Data Protection Law a Sign of Things to Come?

As of September, Internet companies will be forbidden from storing info about Russian citizens on computers located outside Russia.

Recent Country Reports

Russia - France 2014

Welcome to Russia-France business supplement, published by The Moscow Times in collaboration with the French-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CIFR). This publication is devoted to strengthening bilateral relations between Russia and France and demonstrates the significant potential of French-Russian strategic partnership.

Russia - USA 2013

Russia and the U.S. have one of the fastest-growing business relationships. The Moscow Times first special report on Russian-US trade, in association with the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, gives an insight into key issues affecting trade: Building relations with government, localizing your production and distribution, and complying with anti-corruption laws. It also takes a look at branding, the advertising market and the small but growing feature of Russian investment in the U.S.

Moscow Times Guides

Hotels May 2014

Russias hotel and hospitality business is booming with uniquely designed hostelries, updated Soviet chic, more spaces to congregate and celebrate, and summer menus to welcome the warm weather.

Moscow Guide Summer 2014

Ten years ago you seemed to wait forever for a seat in the sun.
At the first hint of spring the English, umbrella under arm, grasp a picnic basket, or root under a raincoat to light a barbecue. In Russia, I was told, you had to be sure the snow would not return. If you were cautious, like business people, that meant waiting... through May... and into June, before you were sure the weather wouldn't freeze your battens and or whip your canvas awnings.

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