Russian revolution

Russia and Germany have long been partners in reinsurance. Munich Re established a representative office in St Petersburg in 1886 - even before opening in London - and in 1888, being already the world's largest reinsurer, it began its retail insurance network by launching Russia's Pomoshch ('Help') Insurance, a joint venture with the Russian Society for Capital and Annuity Assurance.These old connections were called to mind when about 100 insurance professionals gathered in Munich to conside