Large business in the coastal zones of Russia: features and factors of localisation
Russia’s evident ‘turn to the sea’ as regards the economy, the infrastructure, and population distribution patterns is very much in line with the interests and projects of large businesses. This change manifests itself in the development of port and logistics complexes, the port industry, the construction of offshore pipelines, more active offshore oil and gas production, the growing demographic potential of coastal cities, etc....
Localization of large business in coastal zones as a factor of transboundary clustering (on the example of the European part of Russia)
The factors and features of localization of large business interests in 14 European coastal regions of Russia are analyzed. It is shown that the interest of large business in the coastal zones is commonly associated with the concentration of large oil and gas fields (on the shelf and in the coastal zone),...
Billionaires and Millionaires of the Baltic Sea Region: A Comparative Analysis of National Business Elites
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Opportunities and Challenges of Large Investment Projects in the New Economy: the Port of Ust-Luga
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The Baltics on Their Way towards a Circular Economy
Circular economy has been studied extensively both in Europe and worldwide. It is largely viewed as a potential strategy for societal development, aimed to increase prosperity while reducing dependence on raw materials and energy. Many businesses regard circular economy as a way to enhance economic growth and increase profits. Governments across the world actively engage in the discussion about the benefits of a transition to a circular economy and about its impact on employment, economic ...
Entrepreneurial capital of the region: the concept, manifestations and spatial localisation
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Environmental awareness of urban and rural residents
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The Role of Public Companies in Creating a Platform for Economic Growth in Saint Petersburg
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Gas infrastructure development in the countries of East Baltic as a way to increase energy security
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Development of International Clusters in the Baltic Sea Region
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Major infrastructure projects and the foreign policy of the Baltic states in 2010—2014
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The “Polish question” in Soviet-German relations in the second half of the 1920s (based on the materials of the USSR consulate in Königsberg)
... analyses relations between the USSR and Germany in 1925—1930. The author focuses on the role of the “Polish question”, which largely affected the nature of bilateral relations. The consulate documents indicate that Soviet diplomacy aspired to exploit ... ... increase in the nationalist and fascist attitudes. On the other hand, they emphasized the aspirations of the local political and business elite to develop economic cooperation with the Soviet Union. The People's Commissariat for Foreign Affairs tried to transform ...
Prospects of the resort tax in Russia
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Electric energy cooperation in the Baltic Sea region and the role of Russia in it
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