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Russian Regions in 2017 and Early 2018

Natalia Zubarevich – Main Research fellow of the Demography and Migration Research Department, Institute of Social Analysis and Forecasting, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Doctor of Geographic Sciences, Professor. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In early 2018, Russian regions saw their socioeconomic status less problematic. However, none of them has reported sustainable development. Budgets have improved somewhat. Dynamics of income and expenditure less Moscow was rather moderate. Federal assistance is channeled to regions of geopolitical priority.

Key words: RF regions, socio-economic situation of regions, regional budgets.