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Russian native finds asylum in Los Angeles

Jul 24, 2015
In the past few years, Russia has instituted new anti-gay laws.
Posted In: Asylum, Russia, LGBT, Immigration
Pedestrians walk past a board listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble outside an exchange office in Moscow on December 3, 2014. The ruble has been hit by Western sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

Economic sanctions in Russia: Have they worked?

Jul 16, 2015
Molly Wood talks to Olga Smirnova of the BBC.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, Iran, ruble

Russia and China team up in agriculture

May 11, 2015
A $2 billion fund will finance agriculture ventures along their border.
Posted In: Russia, China, Agriculture
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, bbc world service
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

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