Dmitrieva O.G. Sc.D. (Economics), Professor, member, State Duma Committee for Budget and Taxes
In her interview the author takes stock of the parameters of the first year of budget three-year period 2012-2014 regulated by «Federal Budget for 2012 and for the Planned Period of 2013 and 2014» Federal Law, and talks of 2012 «alternative budget» developed by a team of experts of «Just Russia» Duma fraction.
federal budget, budgetary policy, «Federal Budget for 2012 and for the Planned Period of 2013 and 2014» Federal Law, alternative budget.
Ryazanov V.T. Sc.D.(Economics), Professor, Head of St. Petersburg State University Economic Theory Department
The author suggests his own interpretation of the concept «Russian school of national economy» («political economy of the particular»), seeks to ascertain the original nature of this school, describe its methodological and theoretical framework, trace historical evolution and show the current modern twist.
Russian economic school, Russian school of political economics, Pososhkov, Kireevsky, Storch, Vitte, Mendeleev, S.N.Bulgakov, Populism.
Frolov A.K., political scientist, «Sovetskaya Rossiya» observer
Underlying the author`s hypothesis is a Marxist definition of nation, and the gist and the final conclusion of his reflection boil down to a thesis on the ongoing replacement, on the basis of capitalism restoration in Russia, of «Russian soviet» nation with «new-Russian» nation.
Stalin`s work «Marxism and the national question», national liberalism, left wing patriotic opposition.
Kosikova L.S., Ph.D. (Economics), leading research associate of International Economic and Political Studies Division of Institute of Economics, RAS
The major aspects of bilateral relations of Russia and Ukraine pertaining to gas supply and its transit to Europe across Ukrainian territory are reviewed. Subject to analysis are the root causes of controversies arising in this area, and possible ways of their resolution in mid- and long-term perspectives are identified.
Russia — Ukraine, Gasprom, Naftogas Ukrainy, gas prices, gas transit rates, gas wars, Ukraine`s gas transportation system, international gas transportation consortium of Ukraine, Russia and the EU.