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Russia's Tinkoff builds out its AI strategy

March 30, 2021

New breed of bank identifies as a tech firm with a banking licence, explains director of strategy.

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Top 50 Russian Banks ranking: resilience tested by the pandemic

February 1, 2021

Russia’s banks were growing in the run up to the Covid-19 crisis, but the economic fallout has taken its toll. 

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Has Russian banking moved beyond ‘boom and bust’ cycles?

January 12, 2021

Big bank failures because of Covid-19 look unlikely as a result of sweeping regulatory reforms.

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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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