Articles by Irina Yasina



The Crisis Is Just Beginning

At some point, Russia will no longer be able to disguise unemployment through shorter work weeks and pay cuts.

A Reason for Hope Would Ease the Pain

Owing to the harsh economic situation, it was decided to cut off the light at the end of the tunnel as a temporary measure."" That is but one of the jokes making the rounds these days as the country faces its most severe crisis in a decade.

INSIDE FINANCE: Was Inkombank the Reliable Bank We Put Our Trust In?

INSIDE FINANCE: Financing Elections Is New Government's Real Business

INSIDE FINANCE: Bank Menatep's Rise and Fall A Black Fable for the 1990s

INSIDE FINANCE: Primakov Fall No Tragedy, All Turns on New Cabinet

INSIDE FINANCE: Fund's Stipulations Will Meet Combative Duma

INSIDE FINANCE: 'Communist' Government Wields Pension Reform Ax

INSIDE FINANCE: Central Bank's Sweet Words Fail to Excite Foreign Banks

INSIDE FINANCE: IMF May Have to Swallow Russia's Ruble Restrictions

INSIDE FINANCE: State Banks Crowd Out Private Sector Competition

INSIDE FINANCE: Economic Future Hinges on Terms of Debt Restructuring

INSIDE FINANCE: Stronger Currency Controls Won't Curtail Capital Flight

INSIDE FINANCE: World Bank Coal Aid Means Step Back for Sector's Reform

INSIDE FINANCE: Russia's Default Left Banks In Crippled State of Survival

INSIDE FINANCE: The Conventional Wisdom Was Wrong: Russia Can't Pay

INSIDE FINANCE: Government Needs to Leave Investment to Private Sector

INSIDE FINANCE: What About the Auditors? They Said Banks Were OK

INSIDE FINANCE: Lawmakers Face Tougher Year Financing Election Campaigns

INSIDE FINANCE: Time for Russia to Return To the Borrowers' Market

INSIDE FINANCE: Economic Realities Provide Hangover as New Year Starts

A Harebrained Union

INSIDE FINANCE: Newest GKO Restructuring Is Worst Possible Decision

INSIDE FINANCE: New Year Promises Tumbling Ruble as Reserves Disappear

INSIDE FINANCE: Both Left and Right Wings Want New Deal With IMF

INSIDE FINANCE: Makes No Sense to Throw Good Money at Bad Banks

INSIDE FINANCE: Ruble Presses Are Rolling Despite IMF, Macro Plan

INSIDE FINANCE: Banks Didn't Try to Strike Deals Under Moratorium

Opening the Market, Carefully

West Clamors for Piece of Risk