Europeans weigh economic sanctions against Russia

Jul 21, 2014
What sanctions it would take to persuade Russia to change course.

Russia's annexation of Crimea comes with a cost

Apr 18, 2014
The Russian government faces many costs including the bill for infrastructure upgrades, increased salaries and pensions for officials.

Backlash over Crimea hits Russian economy

Apr 16, 2014
Growth has slowed and could drop to zero within months, Russian politicians admit.

Ukraine's economy, as felt on the street

Apr 15, 2014
"Ukraine needs help from abroad, that's what the interim government knows."

American businesses wary of sanctions in Russia

Mar 18, 2014
Why American companies in Russia may be on alert for further deterioration between Washington and Moscow.
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The view from the ground in Simferopol

Mar 7, 2014
The BBC's Natalia Antelava on the mood at the Crimean markets

Why Russians don't want to live in Canada

Mar 7, 2014
The Soviet-born author remembers spending family time in Crimea.

The economics of Russia's moves in Ukraine

Mar 3, 2014
With Russia seizing control in Southern Ukraine, some of the geo-economics of the tension.