TITLE

A GRIM TIME

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Frank; Titova, Nadya
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);5/16/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 20, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at business practices in Russia and their effect on the Russian economy. Discussion of the case regarding Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Yukos Oil Corp.; Author's view that Russian business is plagued by state officials in the Kremlin using their connections with courts, tax authorities and prosecutors to steal chunks of companies for themselves; Analysis of the Russian economy, which has seen a decrease in foreign investment; View that corrupt business practices will likely continue in Russia, despite claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin to put and end to bureaucratic meddling in Russian business.
ACCESSION #
17019918

 

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