September 17-19 2021, saw the elections to define the composition of the Russian Parliament’s lower chamber – the State Duma for the next five years.

As understanding the results is crucial to form expectations about the climate in Russia, PBN Hill+Knowlton Strategies explores the main highlights of the elections and breaks down the implications for businesses operating in the country.

United Russia has maintained control over the parliament and the 8th Duma is set to resume its previous course. Remaining a predictable environment for doing business, the main directions and trends are shaped by the need for a national recovery and further economic development.

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