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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras walks towards the stage to address MPs at the Greek parliament in Athens on Feb. 5, 2015. Tsipras spoke on the telephone to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who he met with April 8, 2015.

Tsipras' visit with Putin raises European eyebrows

Apr 8, 2015
The Russian leader says the Greek PM didn't seek financial aid at their meeting.
Posted In: Greece, Russia, European Central Bank, European Union

Latvians differ over sanctions against Russia

Mar 31, 2015
Russian-speaking Latvians may oppose sanctions more than their Latvian-speaking compatriots but most see the country's future in the West.
Posted In: Russia, latvia, sanctions

Latvia's Russian minority not separatist

Mar 31, 2015
Latvia's Russian-speaking minority prefers economic stability to separatism.
Posted In: latvia, Russia, Economy

Global crashes in an interconnected economy

Jan 30, 2015
What happens when a country's economy crashes?
Posted In: Russia, global economics

Ruble woes spark London house-buying spree

Dec 24, 2014
Rich Russians eager to move their money are snapping up pricey London houses.
Posted In: Russia, ruble, real estate
Russia's Communist Party supporters take part in a rally on Monday in Central Moscow against the fall of the ruble.

Russia is facing a 'full-blown economic crisis'

Dec 23, 2014
Adriene Hill talks to BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, ruble
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian journalists try to thwart Kremlin censorship

Dec 17, 2014
A group of Russian journalists decamps to Latvia to strike a blow for press freedom.
Posted In: Putin, Kremlin, censorship, Russia, media

How the falling ruble will affect emerging markets

Dec 17, 2014
Rattled investors can turn risk averse.
Posted In: Russia, rubal, emerging economies, macroeconomics
Pedestrians walk past a board listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble outside an exchange office in central Moscow.

When the ruble falls, who hears it?

Dec 16, 2014
Ruble decline hurts Russians most, which could be a problem for everyone.
Posted In: ruble, Russia, russia central bank, global investors, global market
A Russian ruble coin is pictured in front of the Kremlin in central Moscow.

Russia ramps up response as ruble plummets

Dec 16, 2014
Dramatic interest rate hikes are a first step, but Russia's economy will need more.
Posted In: ruble, Russia, debt, interest rates

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