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U.S. businesses still profit despite new unrest in Russia

Dec 26, 2011
20 years ago yesterday, the Soviet Union became Russia, and U.S. businesses have been profiting ever since
Posted In: Russia, trade, soviet union

Russia gets invitation to join WTO

Dec 15, 2011
After years of bickering over terms, Russia is getting an invitation to join the World Trade Organization. WTO ministers start a three day meeting in Geneva today.
Posted In: Russia, WTO, trade, import export

In midst of protests, Russian billionaire announces bid for presidency

Dec 13, 2011
Russian citizens have been protesting against corruption in their country. Now, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is running against Vladimir Putin in the upcoming elections.
Posted In: Russia, protests, Mikhail Prokhorov

Russian billionaire to challenge Putin

Dec 13, 2011
Vladimir Putin has a new opponent for the March presidential elections, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, owner of the New Jersey Nets.
Posted In: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Prokhorov, elections

PODCAST: Six months of rising sales, raising a glass of bubbly

Dec 13, 2011
The Federal Reserve officials meet today to discuss the slow domestic recovery, the ongoing crisis in Europe, and a plan for better communication surrounding its actions. In Russia, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov announced he will run for president against Vladimir Putin in next spring's elections. Wall Street types can expect smaller bonuses this year, but many are thankful to just have a job.
Posted In: champagne, retail sales, Russia

Massive protest planned in Russia

Dec 9, 2011
The biggest anti-Kremlin demonstration in recent Russian history is planned for tomorrow. It follows smaller protests all this week, after Russian elections delivered a victory to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's ruling political party
Posted In: Russia, protests

Long arm of the law reaches to Estonia and Russia

Nov 10, 2011
And so begins the extradition process for the F.B.I.'s Operation Ghost Click. Along with the Estonian police, the F.B.I. announced the arrests of...
Posted In: botnets, estonia, Russia, Tech Report

Help take a bite out of cybercrime, mate

Nov 2, 2011
Yesterday, the British government challenged China and Russia in how the countries regulate the Internet. The remarks came from the opening speech...
Posted In: China, england, Russia, Tech Report

Russia won't turn back the clock

Oct 27, 2011
Last March, Russia moved to summer time, as it has for the past 30 years -- but now it's not going back.
Posted In: Russia

Russian finance minister resigns over Medvedev's presidential plan

Sep 26, 2011
The prime minister and president of Russia will continue to control the vast country, but this time, they are switching jobs. What will this change up mean for the Russian economy?
Posted In: Russia

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