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6 Banking Crisis and Recovery

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Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

The August 1998 crisis had an immediate and significant impact on the banking system. The combination of the government’s de facto default on its domestic debt and the sharp devaluation of the ruble provided...

7 Debt Crisis in Russia: The Road from Default to Sustainability

7 Debt Crisis in Russia: The Road from Default to Sustainability »

Source: Russia Rebounds

Series: Books

Author(s): David Robinson , and David Owen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062078

Keywords: banking, banking system, tax administration, expenditure, bonds

The history of Russia’s debt is a central element in understanding the 1998 crisis. Russia’s debt stock at the time of the crisis was not overwhelmingly high—especially once account is taken of the fact that...