Russian small businesses seek state help

The Russian tends to favour areas it deems strategic over small businesses that want to break the mould.

    Russian entrepreneurs are calling on the government to provide more assistance to small and medium sized businesses.

    The Kremlin has been accused of favouring big ticket industries like oil and gas at the expense of small start-ups, which are now struggling to survive.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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