Overseas Business Risk - Russia

Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Russia.



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This report looks at the intellectual property, organized crime, human rights, bribery and corruption and terrorism risks that UK businesses may face when operating in Russia.

Published 12 August 2014
Last updated 16 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect business risk changes in Russia

  2. Updated August 2019

  3. Updated May 2017

  4. Updated July 2015

  5. First published.

  6. August update

  7. update as of 31 July

  8. July update

  9. Crimea updates