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What’s left of Russia’s economy?

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A girl walks along a bridge across the Moskva river with the Kremlin in the background on April 27, 2022 in Moscow.

A girl walks along a bridge across the Moskva river with the Kremlin in the background on April 27, 2022 in Moscow. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV / AFP) (Photo by ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images) Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty Images

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Rising interest rates likely to make companies think twice before borrowing

by Justin Ho May 2, 2022
Many have been on a borrowing spree through the past two years of low rates.

How much has Putin’s war damaged Russia's economy?

by May 2, 2022
As sanctions take their toll and Russia's leader writes off Western markets, analysts count the costs for the nation's people and businesses.

Shifting supply chains settle on Mexico

by Sabri Ben-Achour May 2, 2022
After a pandemic, trade war and rising wages, many manufacturers have been looking for other options outside of China.

The hunt is on for elusive baby formula

by Savannah Maher May 2, 2022
A product recall plus, yes, supply chain woes have some parents driving hours to satisfy their child's nutritional needs.
A Warmer World

A UN report says making cities more population-dense can help cut carbon emissions

by Amy Scott and Sean McHenry May 2, 2022
Cities were responsible for over half of the world's carbon emissions in recent years. They could turn that around in the decades to come.

A Georgia county is still tallying up the damage from a cargo ship that capsized in 2019

by Lily Oppenheimer May 2, 2022
Birds along the coastline were covered in oil, but environmentalists say there may be additional damage to marine life that's harder to see.

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Plate Richard Houghten
Tej The So Ons
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