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Russia's foreign direct investment set to plummet

10.06.14 @ 09:30

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Direct foreign investment in Russia is set to drop by some 50 percent in 2014 when compared to last year, according to a study by the Vienna-based Institute for International Economic Studies, reports Bloomberg. Researchers say the Ukraine–Russia conflict "depresses economic growth and increases investment risk in the affected countries".