There have been political tensions between Russia and many western nations for several years. Sanctions have been imposed on Russia since 2014, by the US and the EU as a result of their interpretation of the situation in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, which Russia disputes.
“No matter where you are in the world, first impressions count,” Glassdoor’s head of international product, Tico Andrea, said. It was in reference to the company’s most recent research, which highlighted the global variations of interview etiquette.
Foreign tourists are spending less in UK shops that at any point in the past five years, partly driven by a major slump in spending by Russians.
In terms of online growth, Russia offers huge potential for companies looking to expand their business.
Alexander Filatov explains how UK training for directors is helping Russian businesses and supporting international trading operations.