Archive for December 2011

Billionaire Russian snaps up most expensive apartment in NY

Dec 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured

The most expensive apartment in New York has been snapped up by the Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev. Located at 15 Central Park West, shop the apartment is a dream piece of real estate, with stunning views of the city's skyline and Central Park from its huge terrace. In addition to the impressive exterior and location, [...]

Mixed outlook for Russian economy

Dec 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Rouble News

Russia's economic outlook appears somewhat mixed in the closing weeks of 2011 as GDP predictions show impressive improvements, buy more about but the global financial climate looks set to hold things back. Third quarter data from the Moscow-based Federal Statistics Service revealed that the economy grew at its fastest pace in more than a year, [...]

United Russia party losing support

Dec 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Asides

The parliamentary election in Russia has seen Vladimir Putin's ruling United Russia party lose a substantial level of support from around the country. In the Sunday elections, the party had 49.54 per cent of the vote, here after 96 per cent of ballots had been counted. This is a significant decline on the 64.3 per [...]