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22 november 2017 Izvestia
Elena Razumova

Elena Razumova Department for Expert Analytics

Reduction of Demand for Strong Spirits may Evidence Going to the Shadow Market
Sales of spirits in Russia continue to decrease. Ms. Elena Razumova, an expert of the Analytical Center told the Izvestiya that strong spirits sales may be decreased due to excise duty hike in 2017, and as a result, higher minimum retail and consumer prices.
22 november 2017 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Alexander Kurdin

Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Poland Will Still Need Russian Gas
Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski confirmed Poland's determination not to extend the contract for the supply of Russian gas, which expires in 2022, and urged the EU countries to build terminals for the liquefied natural gas. "Poland, in any case, will need Russian gas. The country should import 12-15 billion cubic meters per year," commented Alexander Kurdin, an expert of the Analytical Center, to the correspondent of Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
8 november 2017 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Alevtina Kutuzova

Alevtina Kutuzova Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Smart Metering Devices Will Improve the Reliability of Power Supply
Four Russian cities, Kaliningrad, Sevastopol, Ufa and Saint Petersburg, have launched projects to develop smart grids. "Currently we're only implementing pilot projects that don't affect the electricity rates in any meaningful way so that the non-payment of the population will not increase," said Analytical Center expert Alevtina Kutuzova in an interview for a Rossiyskaya Gazeta correspondent, stressing that smart metering devices were not yet being deployed in Russia en masse.
1 november 2017 Vedomosti
Vladimir Trubin

Vladimir Trubin Department for Social Policy

The working poor make up as much as 16.8% of the working population
A sixth of all people that have jobs in Russia are not earning enough to provide for themselves and their families, writes the Vedomosti newspaper with a reference to the bulletin of the Analytical Center titled The Working Poor in Russia and Abroad. These are people whose income was below the living wage for the working population in 2016. A Vedomosti journalist talked to Analytical Center expert Vladimir Trubin to see if the problem of the working poor could be solved and what was already being done for that in our country.
31 october 2017 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Daniil Nametkin

Daniil Nametkin Department for Expert Analytics

Private Banks Will Offer More Attractive Interest Rates
The Board of Directors of the Bank of Russia has met expectations and reduced the key interest rate by a fourth of a percentage point (down to 8.25%) and confirmed it could be further reduced in December and January.
26 october 2017 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Alexander Kurdin

Alexander Kurdin Department for Fuel and Energy Sector

Gas Market May Develop Under the Oil Market Scenario
"With the rapid entry of new capacity around the world, there are fears that the gas market will be developing according to the oil market scenario: oversupply in the market will lead to falling prices," stated the Analytical Center expert Alexander Kurdin to the Rossiyskaya Gazeta correspondent.
20 october 2017 Russia - 24
Aleksander Martynyuk

Aleksander Martynyuk Department for Strategic Studies in Energy

This Year, Russia Is the Leading Supplier of Crude Oil to China
"Countries of the Asia-Pacific Region, including China, remain the key driver behind the growth of global demand for the Russian crude oil due to old and new transactions. For several years in a row, there has been significant growth in supplies owing to the agreements reached, geographical proximity and the emergence of necessary pipeline infrastructure," said Analytical Center's expert Alexander Martinyuk during a live show on the Russia-24 Channel.
17 october 2017 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Mikhail Pryadilnikov

Mikhail Pryadilnikov Deputy Head

A check list is a range of control questions
Since this October, inspectors of the five main monitoring and supervision agencies can only impose the requirements included in special check lists, Deputy Head of the Analytical Center Mikhail Pryadilnikov told a Rossiyskaya Gazeta reporter.
12 october 2017 Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Vladislav Onischenko

Vladislav Onischenko First Deputy Head

Revision of Statistical Data is a Normal Practice
On the tenth working day of October, the Russian Federal State Statistics Service will determine whether the industry growth has accelerated or slowed down in autumn. Publishers of the Nezavisimaya Gazeta believe that the official statistics is often revised retrospectively and out of all recognition, and instead of initial recession in certain months, there may be a stable growth.
11 october 2017 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Tatiana Radchenko

Tatiana Radchenko Deputy Head

The Growth Prospects for the Russian Gold and Diamond Market are Questionable
Russia is one of the leaders in extraction of these mineral resources. In 2016, according to the World Gold Council, 274.4 tons of gold were extracted in our country. With such indicators, Russia trails only China (463.7 tons) and Australia (287.3 tons). The Union of Russian Gold Producers estimates the volume of extraction and production even higher — at 297.4 tons. The Rossiyskaya Gazeta published a material of the Deputy Head of the Analytical Center Tatiana Radchenko on the industry development prospects.