By Jens Kai Perret
The Russian Federation has a background of greater than two decades of transformation to a marketplace financial system, yet besides to an information society, to seem again on. This learn takes a glance on the wisdom iteration, wisdom transmission and information use contained in the Federation because the early Nineteen Nineties. moreover, in gentle of the excessive dependence of the Russian financial system at the oil and fuel sectors this examine analyzes the influence wisdom similar elements have on nearby source of revenue new release following thereby towards Schumpeterian development conception. The learn combines descriptive with empirical analyses to color an image as special as attainable of the Russian wisdom society and its cutting edge strength.
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47 41 A detailed description on how to calculate these distance matrices is given in a later section. See Rosstat (2012). 43 See Rosstat (2012). 44 See Rosmorport (2012), Infoflot (2012) and Source (2012). 45 See Airport Association/Assotsiatsya Aeroport (2012) and Ministry of Transportation of the Russian Federation/Ministerostvo Transporta Rossijskoj Federatsii (2012). 46 Note that, due to the reported data by Rosstat, the federal cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg are considered to be part of their surrounding oblasts.
14 2 Regional Layout of the Russian Federation Fig. 2 Regional Resource Endowments In Western European states, post-Soviet Russia is mostly known as a supplier of natural resources. However, not only from a trade perspective, but from a domestic one as well, the natural resource sectors are of eminent importance for the economic development of the Russian Federation. 11 The table underlines that Russia is a major producer of crude oil and natural gas. The table also indicates that in Russia a number of additional natural resources besides oil and gas are exploited in considerable amounts.
The island of Sakhalin and the Kurillean islands that are administrated by the oblast of Sakhalin are also an exception. No direct overland connection exists between any part of the oblast and the rest of the Federation and traffic by sea is dependent upon the season and relatively limited. Besides, Japan still holds a claim to the Kurillean islands and does not accept them as part of the Russian Federation. Similar arguments hold for the northern islands that are foremost parts of the Archangelsk Oblast, the Kransnoyarsk Krai or the Republic of Sakha.