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Russia’s Sanctions Response Diary – June 27th 2022

New this week: June 24th: Russians do not need permission from the Central Bank to contribute to the equity of a foreign company if the payment is in rubles or the currency of a friendly state, or if the amounts does not exceed RUB 15 mln.

Russia Politics Monthly June 2022

The taking of Mariupol was widely covered in the mainstream Russian media as a major step forward. The domestic political rhetoric has fully shifted to describing the military operation as being intended to free Donbas.

Russia Macro Monthly June 2022

April was the first month the Russian economy faced the full consequences of the changes to its macro environment. Surprisingly, the data suggests that the effects of the crisis are much milder than expected. This, however, does not mean that the crisis will be softer; rather it means that it will be more gradual and protracted.

In Context: What Happens if Putin Leaves?

The constitution says that in all cases where the President is unable to carry out his duties, the Prime Minister becomes acting President, with limited powers, and an election must be held within three months. 

Russia’s Sanctions Response Diary – May 23rd 2022

New this week: Government submits law on parallel imports to the Duma, protecting Russian companies that
import goods without the rights holder’s permission from civil, administrative and criminal liability.

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