Don't Get Too Excited About Russia's WTO Deal

Customers at a Moscow fruit and vegetable market. Photograph by Misha Japaridze/AP

Quick, everybody into Russia! After 19 years of negotiations, a period that pretty much spans the entire post-Soviet years, the Russians have finally gained access to the World Trade Organization. Which means Russia is no longer the only G-20 nation without a WTO Members Only jacket. Pop that collar, guys.

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