General Parameters and Specifics of Russian Regions’ International Cooperation

Alexander A. Pakhomov – Leading Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Doctor of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

At present, amid economic instability and unfavorable foreign market environment the international cooperation of Russian constituent entities with foreign states is becoming an additional factor of their economic development, that is, facilitation of growth points in individual sectors of the economy and even in the economy as a whole in a number of regions.

Key words: constituent entities of the Russian Federation, near-border cooperation, international cooperation, regional economy, non-oil and gas exports.