Kremlin insiders gathered in secret last
February to answer a crucial question for Vladimir Putin: Could
Russia afford the economic blowback from taking over Crimea?
Vladimir Putin is digging in.
The timing of President Barack Obama's Cuba announcement is kind of noteworthy, isn't it? Particularly if you're Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The foundations on which Vladimir Putin
built his 15 years in charge of Russia are giving way.
Senator Elizabeth Warren blocked his nomination and now he's smiling all the way to the bank.
Russia took its biggest step yet to shore up
the ruble and defuse the currency crisis threatening its
U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban
President Raul Castro said today they would begin normalizing
relations between the two nations, a deal brokered by Pope
Francis and aided by the generational shift in Florida’s ...
After the single worst day in Russia’s nine-
month-old financial crisis, the fallout is spreading across
Russia’s surprise interest-rate increase
failed to stop the plummeting ruble. Another tool available to
repair economic havoc caused by sanctions and falling oil
prices: selling gold.
The ruble plummeted into a freefall, losing
as much as 19 percent as panic swept across Russian financial
markets after a surprise interest-rate increase failed to stem
the run on the currency.