Putin

Europeans weigh economic sanctions against Russia

Jul 21, 2014
What sanctions it would take to persuade Russia to change course.
Posted In: Russia, Crimea, ukraine, Putin, Malaysian Airlines

Russia may have overspent for the Olympics

Feb 21, 2014
Sochi locals wonder what will happen to the hotels and facilities that were built.
Posted In: Sochi, Olympics, Putin

Syria weighs on economic focus of G-20 summit

Sep 4, 2013
The meeting of the world's top 20 economies has a broad agenda for addressing global economic concerns, but Syria looms as a point of tension between the U.S. and Russia, the conference's host.
Posted In: G20, global economics, syria, Putin

U.S. trade feels little love from Russia

Aug 7, 2013
President Barack Obama canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Posted In: Russia, Putin, U.S. exports

The new Cold War?

How I learned to stop worrying and love the global economy: Ukraine, Russia, and the United States and the perils and promise of a globalized economy. Is this the new Cold War or not? Why is this affecting so many people in so many ways? According to Russia's Putin, "I think in the modern world, when everything is so interconnected and everyone depends on everyone else in one way or another, it's of course possible to do some damage to one another, but it will be mutual damage."

Posted In: ukraine, Putin, Russia