BBC World Service

Russia is facing a ‘full-blown economic crisis’

Adriene Hill Dec 23, 2014
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BBC World Service

Russia is facing a ‘full-blown economic crisis’

Adriene Hill Dec 23, 2014
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Western sanctions and the dramatic fall in the price of oil have taken a toll on the Russian economy. Russia’s former finance minister, Alexei Kudrin, has warned that the country is facing a “full-blown economic crisis.” The BBC’s Moscow correspondent, Steve Rosenberg, tells us how people living in Russia are responding to the turmoil.

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