New Europe economic dossier – Russia’s return as a global player


Russia has regained economic power and has begun to expand Internationally. The oil and gas industry, metals and telecom have taken the lead. For the time after the parliamentary and presidential elections of 2007 and 2008, further company restructuring and expansion abroad is to be expected. The way this will be done will have a significant impact on whether the world will cheer russia’s new economic power or whether anxiety and opposition will rise