The Russian Central Bank And How Russia Is Becoming A More Normal Country

Tuesday 5th March, 2013

Sergei Ignatiev, who has led the Russian central bank for the past 11 years, is due to finish his second term in June. His impending exit has, as you might imagine set off a pretty vicious struggle between potential successors, and God only knows how much political maneuvering is going to take place in Moscow between now and whenever the next person is named to the position (it’ll be a lot like a Game of Thrones Episode, only there will be fewer posh English accents and a lot more burly dudes wearing leather jackets). Writing in the Financial Times, Courtney Weaver and Charles Clover do

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