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Top 10 Countries By Proven Natural Gas Reserves
While I was waiting for a draft resolution from a natural gas distributing company listed on the stock market which shares I own, I decided to learn more about...
Documentary "The Black August. Default" About Russia's Financial Crisis in 1998
20 years ago, Russia experienced one of the most devastating crises in its recent history — on 17 August 1998 the government defaulted.  Today I...
Invest in Russia - Peer to Peer Lending on Mintos.com marketplace
Got another promotional e-mail from Mintos.com peer to peer lending marketplace, informing about the opportunity to invest in Russia issued loans in roubles (...
Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument
In fact I had to open a Wikipedia to learn the name of this place, as I mistakenly thought this is just some cool viewing platform located high in the Caucasus...
Average Monthly Salary in Former Soviet Union Republics 2016
About two years ago I first compared average monthly salary in Former Soviet Union Republics. Now, two years later, I decided to compare again. I was...
Projected Future Forecast For GDP In Former Soviet Union Block Countries (2014-2019)
In past I have created many GDP reviews regarding former Soviet Union republics, but have never made future GDP forecast report yet. In this article that's...
Polina Gagarina With Song 'A Million Voices' To Represent Russia At Eurovision 2015
I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and...
China, Russia and DPRK to set up "visa-free" tourist zone on Tumen river delta on border of three countries
China is planning an international tourism zone in its northeastern border area with Russia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).The Tumen...
Proposed New High Speed Rail Line - Moscow - Beijing could cost ~$ 230 bln
While Azerbaijan-i's are building it's super expensive project Khazar Islands with estimate costs of ~ $100 bln, Russians together with Chinese are looking to...
Russia will provide $270 mln Credit to Armenia to Finance Nuclear Power Plant
I have been watching more or less closely energy consumption in Former Soviet Union for last 6 months, today I found interesting article on News.az - ...
Armenia to Join Eurasian Union 2015
Yesterday I posted about Kyrgyzstan joining Eurasian Union, but forget to write about Armenia - so here is the deal (Original on RT)Russian President...
Kyrgyzstan to join Eurasian Union
I have been watching closely developments of Eurasian Union since 2010. Yesterday at hotels room in Bakuriani, I had a chance to watch Russian TV (I watch TV...
Does Turkey is seeking closer ties with Russia and coming Eurasian Union?
More than year a ago I published article Turkey could join Eurasian Union were I tried to compare economy of Turkey by using GDP and GDP per capita...
Armenia on EEU Deal
I have been closely watching Armenia's move toward Eurasian Union, today I found a great article on ArmeniaNow - were Armenian reporter has putted all dots on...
Average Salary in Former Soviet Union 2014
Some time ago I did a comparison of minimum government set wages in Former Soviet Union republics. Today, I decided to figure out - what is the average...
Top 10 Largest Countries by GDP 2013
Last year I started to pay more attention to the TOP 10 largest economies in the World by terms of Gross Domestic Product. It's time to compare them again...
GDP In BRICS Countries 2013
BRICS is the acronym of 5 developing countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Originally created as BRIC, the South Africa was added in 2010...
Electric power consumption (kWh per capita) in Former Soviet Union 2011
Yesterday a power outage happened in Tbilisi, and whole country of Georgia was cut of electricity. According to official information - power outage was caused...
GDP In Former Soviet Union 2013
It has been already 24 years since collapse of Soviet Union, an empire that once threatened all the rest world with it's mighty military. Although military...
GDP Per Capita In Former Soviet Union Countries 2013
Soviet Union once was a mighty empire that threatened all the rest world, it has been already 24 years since Soviet Union doesn't exist any more, what's left...
Minimum Wages in Former Soviet Union 2014
Some time ago I already did a chart of minimum wages in Former Soviet Union, now some time - about 6 months have passed and I decided to take a look to minimum...
SPAR enters Georgian market; SCANIA to produce fuel from wine making waste; Georgia celebrates EU AA and Free Trade
On the other day I spent interesting afternoon walking around one of Tbilisi's neighbourhoods - Saburtalo. Made a ton of instagrams, visited local shopping...
Ukraine GDP per capita
Ukraine GDP per capita in 2012 was about $3.866 thousands. Compared to other countries GDP per capita is low. Not to say very low. Ukraine together with...
Nagorno Karabakh - Frozen conflict
Today I spent a pleasant afternoon in one of the many Tbilisi parks on Eristavi street. I noticed there lives (or at least walks) a lot of American people....
Georgia has signed Association Agreement with European Union
Today, June 27Th is a "magnificent" day for Georgia, or at least it's politics. Today Georgia in Brussels has signed Association Agreement with European Union...
South Ossetia wants to join Russia
Separatist republic of South Ossetia, which separated from Georgia after short 5 days Georgia-Russia war, will held a referendum to join Russian Federation.I...
Russia in miniature
Russia in Miniature is an amazing documentary about modelling worlds largest country Russia in scale 1:87 and put it on exhibition hall, brought to us by...
Crimean Parliament votes for independence
The Supreme Council of Crimea adopted a declaration of independence of the autonomous republic and Sevastopol.This document will allow peninsula legally...
Joint statement on Ukraine
A joint statement from the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States and the President of the European Council...
Transnistria - the western outpost of Russia
Kinda provocative documentary about Republic of Transnistria. About role of Russia to "stabilize" separatist region of Transnistria. Moldova un Romania.....