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Corruption still endemic in Russia

Apr 18, 2012
Just because Vladimir Putin was re-elected to the presidency doesn't mean he can relax. Many former protesters were entrepreneurs who are still battling corruption and red tape.
Posted In: Russia

ExxonMobil to team up with Russian oil company

Apr 17, 2012
ExxonMobil has sealed a landmark deal with Russia's state oil producer. Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson was in Moscow to announce the deal, which gives the U.S. oil giant access to Russia's vast oil fields.
Posted In: Russia, Oil, ExxonMobil

What does Putin want out of Russia?

Mar 8, 2012
Moscow journalist Masha Gessen discusses the reelection of Vladimir Putin and what it means for the people of Russia.
Posted In: Vladimir Putin, soviet union, Russia

News Corp. faces new Russia bribery scandal

Mar 7, 2012
The FBI is investigating a former subsidiary of News Corp. suspected of bribing Russian officials.
Posted In: News Corp., Russia

Can Russian billionaire Prokhorov beat Putin?

Mar 2, 2012
Russians will soon vote in the country's sixth presidential election. How has the campaign of New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov gone?
Posted In: Russia, Mikhail Prokhorov, Vladimir Putin

In Russia, traffic jams are a little different

Feb 8, 2012
Traffic jams are a nightmare in Russia. But for some high ranking officials, breaking free is as simple as turning on a light.
Posted In: Russia, Traffic, protests, Vladimir Putin

The costs of the anti-Putin protests

Feb 6, 2012
Ten of thousands of demonstrators braved Arctic temperatures in Moscow to attend competing rallies - one in favor, the other against - Prime Minister Vladmir Putin's campaign to regain the presidency of Russia.
Posted In: Russia, Vladimir Putin

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

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

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