The Russian Federation’s International Development Assistance Programme
IDS State of the Debate Report:
Russia is unique among emerging donors for being a ‘re-emerging’ donor: the Soviet Union was one of the largest donor countries in the world, and Russia’s period as an aid recipient was relatively brief. Russian development cooperation is driven by key security and economic priorities, as well as resulting from commitments made to multilateral organisations.
To read the full report you may download a .pdf available courtesy of the Institute of Development Studies.