Timeline on the Disintegration of the USSR: Infographic

Opne of the major events of the last century was the dissolution of the USSR. Not only did it lead to the demise of the other superpower but also ended up creating a bunch of new countries. Though militarily Russia is still a superpower economically and politically its power has diminished with the collapse of …

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Why You Should Consider Russian Stocks For Potential Investment Opportunities

When US investors consider overseas markets for investments they rarely consider Russia. Unlike other major emerging markets Russia does not appear on the radar of American investors because of many consider it to have a weak economy, a dictatorship form of government, lack of transparency, poor enforcement of laws and regulations, no leading technological companies, …

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Sector Breakdown of Russian Stock Market in 1913 vs. 2018

The Russian stock market looked a lot different before the revolution than it is now. The Russian revolution occurred in 1917 when the old czarist monarchy was overthrown by the communists and the former Soviet Union was born. In 1913, the stock market in Russia was highly dominated by railroads and finance according to an …

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Russia Ranks Second in Global Arms Sales

Russia has overtaken the UK to become the world’s 2nd largest weapons seller based on 2017 data according to a report by The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). At number one, the US remains the undisputed king in weapons sales with sales of over $222.6 billion. The following graphic shows additional details on global …

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