The Wall Street Journal comments on the fact that Russia’s big PepsiCo M&A deal last week was brokered by US – not Russian
– banks. Steel prices for domestic automakers could rise by 40% next year if Severstal and Magnitogorsk have their way, although the automakers are calling for government intervention
. Pikalyovo, where agreements have been signed after Oleg Deripaska’s business practices there were the target of protests, is a good case study for resolving conflicts and boosting development in single-industry towns
, says Prime Minister Vladimir Putin; but a ‘systematic solution
‘ still needs to be developed.