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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
A woman in a car flashes the 'V for Victory' sign and waves an Iranian flag as people celebrate on Valiasr street in northern Tehran on April 2, 2015, after the announcement of an agreement on Iran nuclear talks.

Iran has big economic potential ... eventually

Apr 6, 2015
Before it can grow, the country's post-sanction economy must modernize.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear, Iran sanctions, world economies, sanctions, middle east

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
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with U.S. State Secretary John Kerry in Geneva. Iranians have requested that sanctions be lifted immediately once a deal is struck.

Lifting sanctions is not always easy

Mar 31, 2015
Iran wants sanctions to be lifted as soon as agreement is reached over its nuclear program but there are many complications.
Posted In: Iran, sanctions, nuclear
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
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Europe faces produce glut after Russian ban

Aug 12, 2014
The EU looks to offload its goods, which are now banned from Russia.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, European Union
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Russia swore off our chicken legs. But not to worry.

Aug 7, 2014
Russia's sanctions against importing food from the West shouldn't affect the U.S.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, imports

What do sanctions do, anyway?

Aug 1, 2014
The U.S. and E.U. placed more sanctions on Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Posted In: ukraine, sanctions, Russia
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New sanctions against Russia could hurt US firms

Jul 29, 2014
So far, the US hasn't been hit too hard.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, ukraine

Where Europe stands on Russian sanctions

Jul 22, 2014
With tensions increasing between the US and Russia, a look at Europe's response.
Posted In: Russia, Malaysia Airlines, sanctions

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