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Covid-19 casts shadow over Russian bank reform push

July 15, 2020

Pandemic has slowed completion of reforms as regulators seek to prop up economy.

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VEB.RF deputy head looks to nurture a green future

May 7, 2020

The deputy chairman of Russian development institution VEB.RF describes its focus PPPs and how it backs green finance in the country.

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The Banker's Best-performing Banks ranking: BRICS countries

January 2, 2020

Which banks across Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have performed the best in The Banker’s newly introduced ranking that measures a lender's performance across various key criteria? 

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Kirill Dmitriev: Russia and Saudi Arabia's mutually beneficial relationship

October 1, 2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia have deepened ties stemming from a 2016 agreement on oil, to include partnerships by their respective sovereign wealth funds. 

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Sberbank expands its ecosystem beyond banking

April 1, 2019

Sberbank is striving to become the 'ecosystem of first choice' in Russia, and is branching out into numerous fields while embracing fintech start-ups. 

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A Russian resolution: are the country's banks back on track?

November 1, 2018

Following crises, poor management and bailouts, is Russia's banking sector on the road to recovery?

Why banks must be wary of Russian sanctions risks

September 3, 2018

Increasingly tough and complex Russian sanctions carry many hidden risks for lenders, write Collyer Bristow’s Robin Henry and Anna Battams.

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Looking to the future: adapting to modern banking needs in the Russian market

March 19, 2018

Sergey Khotimskiy, first deputy CEO of Sovcombank, explains how private banks can respond to new challenges and opportunities in the face of stricter regulations and the growth of digital technology.

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The Top 50 Russian Banks 2018: a diminishing force?

February 1, 2018

Financial difficulties at some of Russia’s largest institutions and a contracting banking sector have led The Banker to shorten its ranking of the country's banks from 100 to 50. However, there have been some positive developments, such as an increase in capitalisation. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

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Elvira Nabiullina: how Russia is meeting inflation expectations

September 1, 2017

Russia's central bank governor talks to Stefanie Linhardt about how the country is reaching its inflation targets, why its international reserves have been rising, what impact low interest rates have had, and why Russia's banking sector is now in a stable position.

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