icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm

Russian GDP slumps 23% in 1Q 2009

The first quarter of 2009 saw Russian GDP shrink 9.5% year on year and 23% quarter on quarter, according to the Federal State Statistics Service.

That's the biggest three month slump since 1995 with Russia in its first recession in a decade. Elina Ribakova, Chief Economist for Citibank Russia spoke with RT about the economic outlook.

Podcasts