March 20, 2009

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The Russian media today speculates on INSOR’s activities. For example, Polit.ru reports on the conference “Venture Capital and Seed Investment Critical for Development,” which was held at the institute. Vlasti.net mentions the Institute’s reports and its authors.

The international media writes about the upcoming G20 summit and Russian leaders. The Times’ correspondent states that the most interesting part of the G20 will be the meeting on the sidelines between President Obama and Dmitri Medvedev, his Russian counterpart. There is plenty of room for misunderstanding, the paper writes. Times writes that whispers of a split between Vladimir Putin and his handpicked successor, Dmitri Medvedev, have grown louder over the past few weeks. The Moscow Times today speculates on the “Roaring 2000s.” “Nobody in Russia wants to say farewell to that glorious and prosperous decade,” author Andrei Kortunov writes, referring to analysts Igor Yurgens and Yevgeny Gontmakher, who openly recognize that the Roaring 2000s are gone for good and that new models have to replace the old ones.