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The economics behind the new FX show 'The Americans'

Feb 13, 2013
"The Americans" is set in the 1980s and revolves around two Russian sleeper agents living in the U.S.
Posted In: The Americans, television, Entertainment, Russia, spies, ukraine

Keeping cloud computing reliable in the storm, and Russia's new Internet surveillance program

Nov 2, 2012
One of the most common images of this week's hurricane, power-sharing: People huddling with their phones and laptops plugged into power strips set up in bank foyers, coffee shops, or dangled helpfully out windows.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Russia, Internet, cloud computing

Russia oil firm Rosneft enters deal with BP

Oct 22, 2012
The British Oil company BP is selling off its stake in a joint venture to the state-run Russian oil company Rosneft.
Posted In: big oil, BP, rosneft, Russia

Russia oil firm Rosneft nears deal with BP

Oct 19, 2012
The state-controlled Russian oil firm Rosneft is reported ready to enter a multi-billion dollar joint venture with the British oil giant BP to create the world’s biggest listed oil company.
Posted In: Russia, Oil, BP

Diamond dealers shrug off "new" Russian mine

Sep 19, 2012
Analyst says recently declassified Russian diamond field poses little threat to prices.
Posted In: Russia, diamond

Russia accuses U.S. aid group of interfering with politics

Sep 19, 2012
Russia is accusing the United States this morning of using its aid mission in Moscow to interfere with Russian politics.
Posted In: Russia, aid

Corruption a problem in Russia's courts

Sep 3, 2012
Some businesspeople in Russia say corrupt courts make them vulnerable to the whims of corrupt officials and rivals who want to take their businesses.
Posted In: Russia, corruption

Why is Russia the place to be right now for carmakers?

Aug 30, 2012
Of all the European markets, Russia is the fastest growing. But why?
Posted In: Russia, auto market, manufacturing

Why Gazprom is halting Arctic gas field development

Aug 30, 2012
Ice is melting faster making it easier to extract oil and gas. But expenses and lower gas prices are proving troublesome for the Russian company.
Posted In: Russia, gazprom, natural gas

How Russia joining the WTO impacts the U.S.

Aug 22, 2012
After nearly two decades of negotiations, Russia is now officially a member of the World Trade Organization. It's an economic boon for Russia.
Posted In: Russia, import export, WTO

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