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A country of some 26,000 sq mi (68,000 sq km) in the central area of the European region of Russia, with a population of 3.8 million people, Tatarstan is the third largest oil-producing region in Russia (over 30 ml tons of crude oil per year). In 2011, the per-capita gross regional product amounted at approx. US$11,206.
The Tatar model
In addition to oil and other natural resources, the country has a relatively high credit rating, reflecting a low risk of investment: in 2011, Forbes and Ernst & Young ranked Tatarstan as the best region for doing business in Russia. Tatarstan is also developing...
Today, October 1 2014, we launch a new magazine: TAUS Review of language business & technology.
The language and translation industry is a growing sector, but it is not getting a lot of recognition for its crucial role in global business and governance. We start this magazine for four reasons:
1. Raise awareness
Most of the time we all take language for granted. Everyone speaks one, or sometimes two or even more. But really, it is complicated, cumbersome and curious how words connect with meanings and how these meanings cross borders and keep changing. It takes skills to craft the right...