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INDEX Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations. 1998 financial crisis, 1–7, 17–19, 108 2008 global financial crisis, 81, 99, 110–11, 115, 118–20, 122–28, 127, 151, 185n39 Abalkin, Leonid, 28 Abramovich, Roman, 51 Aganbegyan, Abel, 28 Alekperov, Vagit, 35 Algeria, 82 Anti-Corruption Foundation, 139–40 Artamonov, Anatoly, 87, 88–90 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), 139 Austerity, 20, 143, 155, 158–61. See also Spending cuts Baikal Finance Group, 46 Bank of Moscow, 124 Bank of Russia. See Central Bank Bankruptcy, 104 Banks, 80; bailout of, 123, 124, 140; lending between, 123; sanctions and, 145–46; Sochi Olympics and, 140. See also names of specific banks Bashneft, 162 Beijing Olympics, 115 Belarus, 5, 141, 143 Belgium, 142 Bendukidze, Kakha, 34 Berezovsky, Boris, 12, 13, 16, 17, 35–36, 175n59 Bermuda, 80 Blackmail, 12 Black market: in St. Petersburg, 8–9; taxation and, 33 Blavatnik, Leonard, 55 Bogdanchikov, Sergey, 44 BP, 52, 55, 139 Brazil, 115, 141 Bribery, 32–33, 79, 87–88. See also Corruption BRICS, 115 British Virgin Islands, 80 Budget deficit(s), 155–56; and 1998 financial crisis, 3–4; debt and, 18; devaluation and, 149; energy companies and, 15; inflation and, 21, 69; oil prices and, 59, 77, 155; Reserve Fund and, 125; social programs and, 104; Soviet breakup and, 5; subsidies and, 27; taxation and, 15 Budget surplus, 20, 64–68, 65, 73–78, 74 Bunin, Igor, 10 Burgaz, 48 Central Bank, 2, 6, 19, 61–63, 123, 124, 126–28, 149–50, 152–53 Chechnya, 14, 24, 115, 116, 133 Cheka, 68 212 | Index Chernomyrdin, Viktor, 12, 16 Chevron, 44 Chile, 66, 109 China, 43, 100, 115, 141, 143 Chubais, Anatoly, 13 Chukotka, 41 Cisco, 130 Cold War, 137 “Color revolutions,” 115–16 Communist Party, 10, 19, 31, 61, 75, 108 Communist Youth League, 42 Competition, as obstacle to development, 158 Compliance, 32–33 Corporate taxes, 33 Corruption, 80–83; Artamonov and, 87; business and, 87–88; in defense sector, 116–17; energy companies and, 51; as excusable, 113; extraction of, 88; Gazprom and, 50–52, 55; high level, 88; infrastructure and, 139–40; khozyain and, 90; modernization and, 129–30; as obstacle to development, 89, 96, 157, 158; security services and, 8–9; Sobchak and, 9; Sochi Olympics and, 139–40; tracking of, 8–9; in Ukraine, 144; at VEB, 155; Yakunin and, 84–86. See also Bribery Countersanctions, 147–48 Credit: 1998 financial crisis and, 18; 2008 financial crisis and, 120, 123, 124; energy sector and, 15; inflation and, 6; as obstacle to business, 158; Sochi Olympics and, 140 Crime, organized, 10–11 Crimea, 111, 138, 145, 153–54, 158 Croatia, 142 Currency: in 1998 financial crisis, 2, 18–19; in 2008 financial crisis, 126–27; in 2014 oil crash, 148–49; devaluation, 18–19, 81–82, 127–28, 149–50, 152; inflation and, 72; oil prices and, 149; oligarchs and, 12–13; Stabilization Fund and, 67–68 Customs Union, 146–47 Cyprus, 80, 84 Czech Republic, 82 Debt, 18, 60–64, 63, 68, 121–23, 151–52, 153 “Deep and comprehensive free trade agreement” (DCFTA), 143–44 Defense spending, 10, 116, 116–17, 118, 118, 161. See also Military-industrial complex Deficit. See Budget deficit(s) Delyagin, Mikhail, 28 Democracy, 115 Deripaska, Oleg, 70, 98–99, 142 Devaluation, 18–19, 81–82, 127–28, 149–50, 152 “Dialogue of Civilizations” conferences, 85 Districts, federal, 26 Diversification, 128–32, 158 Dubov, Vladimir, 43 Duma: and 1998 financial crisis, 1; 2011 elections for, 132–33; Communist Party in, 19; corruption and, 44; debt and, 61; Gazprom and, 16–17; industrial subsidies and, 6–7; Ishaev and, 30; oil rents and, 44–45; oligarchs and, 13; Our Home is Russia party in, 9; pensions and, 110; Primakov and, 20; spending cuts and, 18; taxation and, 47–48, 60; United Russia in, 133; Yeltsin and, 6–7 “Dutch disease,” 67 Dvorkovich, Arkady, 131 Dzerzhinsky, Felix, 68–69 Economic Development Ministry, 60 Education spending, 34 Elections, 133–34; 1995 Duma, 9; 1996 presidential , 13, 19; 1999 Duma, 109; 2000 presidential, 109; 2011 Duma, 132–33; regional, replaced by appointment, 27; in Ukraine, 115 Energy companies: 2008 financial crisis and, 125–26; debt and, 152; export duties and, 47–48; and Gazprom takeover, 48– 50; investment slowdown and, 138–39; Khodorkovsky and, 41–44; monopoly, 53–56; natural gas, 53–56; oil sector, 56–58; ownership rights and, 39–40; prices and, 38, 54, 56, 57–58, 59, 65; productivity and, 38...

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9781469640686
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9781469640662
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1022831906
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240
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2018-02-13
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English
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