Russian GDP growth in percentage terms surpassed Brazil in the first half of the year and even if the market still prefers Brazil’s diverse economy over Russia, the South American country is now dead last in terms of economic growth in the big four emerging markets, BRIC. Read full article
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http://www.economist.com/node/21560565Aug 21st, 2012 - 10:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
China, Brazil and India are very promising nations, but Russia is nothing but a petrostate quickly on the decline economically. No BRIC there, simply a BIC.Aug 21st, 2012 - 11:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
In seeking to knock Brazil it seems an unusual good news story about putin's Russia has slipped through the net! And I say that as a supporter of freedom for Pussy Riot, but how many who attack Putin over that and other authoritarian things will defend Assange from the US?Aug 22nd, 2012 - 10:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0