Russia Direct got in touch with Russian and foreign economists to discuss problems related to the investment climate in Russia during a period of high risk and unpredictability.

Video by Vladimir Stakheev

Russia Direct interviewed prominent economists about the challenges of Russia's investment climate during a period when the economy is showing signs of weakness and increasing risks and unpredictability are leading to heightened uncertainty among foreign investors.

Read the Q&A about the challenges of Russia's investment climate with well-known economist Andrey Yakovlev: "How the economic crisis hampers Russia's investment climate"

This RD Insight features:

- Sergey Drobyshevsky, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Scientific Director at the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

- David Tarr, Consultant and Economist, World Bank

- Oleg Buklemishev, Director of Economic Policy Research Center at Moscow State University