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Russia's Communist Party supporters take part in a rally on Monday in Central Moscow against the fall of the ruble.

Russia is facing a 'full-blown economic crisis'

Dec 23, 2014
Adriene Hill talks to BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, ruble
A meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at its headquarters in Vienna.

Why won't OPEC cut production ?

Dec 22, 2014
Members of the oil cartel could get higher prices if they cut production but there would be a cost.
Posted In: OPEC, cheap oil, Saudi Arabia

Cuba to expand its internet access

Dec 19, 2014
Lizzie O'Leary speaks with Nancy Scola who covers Tech Policy for The Washington Post.
Posted In: cuba, Internet

How an oil rush made LA the city it is today

Dec 18, 2014
After first oil well was drilled in 1892, derricks became a symbol of Los Angeles.
Posted In: Oil, oil well, los angeles

Congo tries to stage a coffee comeback

Dec 17, 2014
Farmers in Eastern Congo try to relaunch an industry destroyed by civil war.
Posted In: coffee, Congo
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian journalists try to thwart Kremlin censorship

Dec 17, 2014
A group of Russian journalists decamps to Latvia to strike a blow for press freedom.
Posted In: Putin, Kremlin, censorship, Russia, media

How the falling ruble will affect emerging markets

Dec 17, 2014
Rattled investors can turn risk averse.
Posted In: Russia, rubal, emerging economies, macroeconomics

Greece furious as Elgin Marbles go to Russia

Dec 16, 2014
The British Museum is loaning part of its Elgin Marbles collection to Russia's Hermitage Museum.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Japan prepares to vote

Dec 12, 2014
Here’s a bright idea: in the middle of a recession, call an election.
Posted In: business, Shinzo Abe, Japan, japan election

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