City Still Hot Property

Across the board, the Moscow real estate market is on the up. Significant developments in eh retail and office markets mean that the city has moved out of the shadow of ’98 and into new territory. However, it is still struggling to compete with Eastern Europe, where investors perceive less…

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The Russian Conundrum

Abstract Russia’s contradictory reality does not accord with the conceptual categories of “success” or “failure” often used in scholarly and journalistic assessments of the country’s post-Soviet development. A broader approach is required which not only gives full weight to the uniqueness of Russia and its heavy and violent Soviet legacy,…

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