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Ruble woes spark London house-buying spree

Dec 24, 2014
Rich Russians eager to move their money are snapping up pricey London houses.
Posted In: Russia, ruble, real estate
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
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
Pedestrians walk past a board listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble outside an exchange office in central Moscow.

When the ruble falls, who hears it?

Dec 16, 2014
Ruble decline hurts Russians most, which could be a problem for everyone.
Posted In: ruble, Russia, russia central bank, global investors, global market
A Russian ruble coin is pictured in front of the Kremlin in central Moscow.

Russia ramps up response as ruble plummets

Dec 16, 2014
Dramatic interest rate hikes are a first step, but Russia's economy will need more.
Posted In: ruble, Russia, debt, interest rates
The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft is seen at a Cape Canaveral Air Force Station space launch complex on Dec. 3  in Florida.

NASA's unmanned test flight is a step toward Mars

Dec 4, 2014
It’s also a reminder that U.S. astronauts have to hitch a ride to the International Space Station.
Posted In: NASA, international space station, Russia, space travel
: A board outside an exchange office in central Moscow lists foreign-currency rates against the Russian ruble.

Russian ruble suffers huge one-day fall

Dec 2, 2014
What’s a country to do as its currency collapses? Russia basically needs to weather the storm.
Posted In: oil prices, Russia, ruble, us dollar

Doubling a country's economy with the click of a mouse

Nov 24, 2014
The tiny Baltic state of Estonia aims to do just that by offering "e-residencies."
Posted In: estonia, Russia, NATO
An employee of the Russian oil company Yukos approaches an oil tank in the Tyumensk region of Russia. The company was bankrupted almost a decade ago after the oligarch owner clashed politically with President Putin.

Troubled times for Russia's oligarchs

Oct 22, 2014
Oligarchs were once at risk if they stepped out of line. Now, there's danger even if they don't.
Posted In: Russia, oil industry, oligarch

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