Russia Declared Best of BRICS in Developing Human Capital. The Moscow Times.
"Russia Climbs 18 Places in Tourism Ranking" The World Economic Forum has ranked Russia as the world's 45th most-attractive country for tourists, adding, however, that Moscow's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine may have damaged Russia's standing, according to a recent report.
“The government's employment structure is catastrophic! It’s simply not viable” – Alexander Idisov. Slon.ru
Strategy Partners Group is in the consortium which won the international urban development competition for the banks of the Moscow River. "New flow for the Moscow River". Gazeta.ru
V. Vavilov gives expert opinion on the introduction by the largest retailers of mini-shops in an article in ‘Auchan’, on the opening of the first convenience stores on Smolensky Square. RBC Daily
”Azbuka Vkusa” chooses to refocus on lower-end of the market. With comments from V. Vailov, RBC daily.
"Trucks over 7 tonnes to be banned from daytime-entry to MKAD”. Possible new ideas for Moscow's government provided by A. Ermakov, director of Strategy Partners Group. "Ì24.ru".
"Ulyanovsk’s 2030 strategy. How can the city achieve success?" S. Lozinsky answers questions on the regional business site Ulbusiness.ru.
Experts forecast drivers will disappear from the labour market in Kazakhstan. Information portal 24.kz.
Alexander Ovanesov commented on the problem of how to optimize the minibus public transport network in Moscow in the article"No place for Minibuses here", in "Kommersant and Money".
“Isolation or integration: the Chinese and Soviet paths for modern Russia". A. Malkov. Forbes.
Alexander Ovanesov gives his expert opinion regarding a new project by Moscow authorities in the article “Less money, more passengers”. Vedomosti. Moscow has introduced electronic fares for routes used by private transport companies. ‘Avtoline’ was the first to take part in the experiment. The average fare to travel could drop, with the number of passengers hopefully increasing.
Alexander Idrisov on the new idea to create territorial-industrial complexes and clusters, in the article ‘Five ‘greenhouses’ and Crimean Wine’, Gazeta.ru.
"Strategy Partners Group’s forecasts came true” remembers Vitaly Vavilov, a Partner at SPG, the company that developed the 2008 ‘Abrau-Durso’ strategy. “The sparkling wine market fell 30% in Russia, while the sub-premium segment significantly increased". "Court Winemakers". Forbes.
"Developing a freight transport system in Moscow". A. Ermakov. 'Commodity Market Trends'