Military operations in the Syrian Arab Republic affect foreign investment in the country. Despite this, Russia continues to cooperate with Syria in the investment field. Judging by Syria’s internal potential, peculiarities of its geopolitical situation in the region, as well as international trends and strategies of Russia’s foreign policy, the Syrian Arab Republic maintains its relations with the Russian Federation within the framework of the forces center policy and against the background of the prestige policy. At the same time, towards Russia Syria pursues completely different foreign policy than in relation to other countries. Exploring investment activities in Syria and Russia’s participation in the Syrian economy through investments, the author draws up a conclusion that Russian enterprises’ entry into the Syrian market after the conflict stabilization should be based on the principles of leasing. The most interesting form of cooperation from the Russian point of view will be interaction in the mining industry (oil, phosphates) and agriculture.
In article mistakes of “the generalized government” on an interval of 2008 – 2016 are considered. It is claimed that they have system character owing to gross blunders in a design of an economic mechanism and incompetence of the head of the government. The conclusion is drawn that local measures it is impossible to change negative tendencies. Change of a control system of economy and creation of a new State Planning Committee is necessary. At the same time the market relations and the relations of property shouldn’t be broken. The designs regulating and planning development of the national economy in the economic developed countries exist for a long time and we need to use their experience only. Specially selected group of scientists, but not the government has to be engaged in reform.
In today’s world a profit of certain companies is constantly changing, their mergers or acquisitions are very often. But is it possible to predict these indicators’ behavior or at least to explain how they work behindhand? The answer to this question is related to the capital concentration and centralization concepts and to the corresponding theoretical apparatus developed by Karl Marx. But how does this apparatus work in real life, are all its prerequisites to be performed, are there any factors that it does not consider? Or maybe this whole theory is worth no more than the paper on which it was written? The answers to all these questions constitute the contents of this essay. Thus, the paper considers practical application of Marx’s theoretical theses on capital concentration and centralization.
Today we are increasingly in favour of the idea that the first to describe the coming catastrophic crisis without encouraging reservations and without distinguishing those right and guilty, was Russian by origin Pitirim Sorokin.
Over time, the point of view existed in France that financial independence is the tax independence. But recent years changes and decisions of the Constitutional Council showed that if local authorities even have the financial independence, they cannot enjoy any tax independence.
During stress-testing the researcher is not interested in why the “volcanic eruption” happened, as well as in the probability of such event origin. He enquires what will happen to us (a specific bank or banking sector) if this event happens.