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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
Jeff Bezos

Bezos wins a round in the billionaire space race

Sep 18, 2014
The billionaire's space venture Blue Origin announced a new partnership with NASA.
Posted In: space, Elon Musk, Russia
Sphinx Cat

Who let the cats out? Russia did.

Aug 28, 2014
Russia is lending cats out to people taking out mortgages because of Russian lore.
Posted In: Russia, Mortgages, cats
Russia's embargo

Europe faces produce glut after Russian ban

Aug 12, 2014
The EU looks to offload its goods, which are now banned from Russia.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, European Union

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