Russia: After shrinking 3.7 % last year, BOFIT
projects Russian GDP contracting 3 % this year if the oil price averages slightly above $40 a barrel (about 60 % below the average price in 2014).
(3) Jouko Raotava, "The Role of Oil Prices and the Real Exchange Rate in Russia's Economy", BOFIT
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