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The Russian Federation is a federal semi-presidential republic. It is the 11th largest economy in the world. It comprises 85 "subjects of the federation" grouped into seven federal districts which are administered by a Presidential appointee. Russia has a developing legal services market with Moscow at its centre.

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How to practise in Russia

7 June 2019

Find out all you need to know about practising in Russia

Russian Law Week 2018: Legal dialogue without borders

15 March 2019

The Law Society partnered with a number of organisations to organise the fifth Russian Law Week conference in London from 12 to 14 November 2018.


Russian Law Week 2018: Legal Dialogue Без границ

30 October 2018

Following the success of the fourth Russian Law Week conference in London and English Law Week 2017 in Moscow and St Petersburg,  the Law Society and the Bar Council are organising the fifth Russian Law Week conference in London from 12 to 14 November 2018. 

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Russian Law Week: The Newest Tradition for English and Russian Lawyers

12 October 2018

Russian Law Week provides a unique opportunity to English solicitors and barristers to obtain a true insight and to get answers from top professionals to all the questions about Russian law that they always wanted to ask. Read about the views and experiences of Artem Doudko, a Partner in the International Arbitration Group at Osborne Clarke and head of the firm’s Russia and CIS Disputes practice, and the tradition of Russian Law Week.

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Focus on Russia: Challenges and Opportunities

25 June 2018

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.  Oliver Napoleon Hill, an American Writer (1883-1970)

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International Policy Adviser: CIS

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International Policy Assistant: Europe and the CIS