Peter van Dyk
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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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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?