Russians run their business like thugs, lack of understand of macroeconomic fundamental and long term benefits. That is why communism works well for them, but free enterprise will show they operate like a third world countries.. rich in natural resources, but zero business brain power..
Russia's Gazprom is the world's largest producer of natural gas. Controlled by the Kremlin, Gazprom's monopoly on gas deliveries to much of Europe provides President Vladimir Putin a prime lever for projecting power in the region. Gazprom's profits are more than $40 billion a year.