federal state statistics service
the site of this government
department of the russian federation contains a
wealth of statistical data on russian population and
economy (in english).
cia world factbook - russia
good resource site for information on geography,
people, government, economy, communications,
transportation, military, and transnational issues.
u.s. department of state background notes - russia
background notes are updated/revised as they are
received from regional bureaus and are added to the
database of the department of state web site.
categories include: geography, people, history,
government, political conditions, economy, defense,
foreign relations, u.s. relations, and
international monetary fund - russian federation
latest developments in peace and security,
economic development, humanitarian aid/refugees,
environment/shelter, human rights,
bank group - russian federation
"the world bank group's mission is to fight
poverty and improve the living standards of people
in the developing world. it is a development bank
which provides loans, policy advice, technical
assistance and knowledge sharing services to low and
middle income countries to reduce poverty."
the world trade organization
covers issues of russia's
accession to wto.
oil and gas
exports fact sheet
by energy information administration of usa.
russia energy data, statistics and analysis
a country analysis brief by energy information
administration of usa. covers oil, gas,
electricity, and coal.
usaid - russia
the united states agency for international
development (usaid) "is an independent agency that
provides economic, development and humanitarian
assistance around the world in support of the
foreign policy goals of the united states."
health organization - russia
a detailed 2005 report
highlights on health
in the russian federation
"an overview of a
country抯 health status, describing recent data on
mortality, morbidity and exposure
to key risk factors along with trends over
ec tacis-funded projects in the nis
useful for those researching the transition