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If you’re the sort of person who is willing to consider all investment opportunities without worrying much about what’s popular, Russia is probably on your radar right now.

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I figure the country that brought us Tchaikovsky and Tolstoy, and fought so heroically in the Second World War, has a lot going for it. But the top reason for investing in Russia – it’s a cheap, out-of-favour market – doesn’t compare to the counter-argument: Russia doesn’t look like a typical dynamic emerging market.

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