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Putin Turns Up Economic Heat

Posted 04.09.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin turned up the heat on Ukraine on Wednesday by threatening to demand advance payment for gas supplies,...

Vladimir Putin's Russia Gets A Warning

AP | Posted 01.16.2012 | Business

MOSCOW -- The Fitch rating agency on Monday downgraded the outlook on Russia's debt, citing political uncertainty. Fitch said in a statement Monday i...

The KGB And Russia's Economy: How A Group Of Friends Gained Control

Fortune | Bill Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Fortune Magazine) -- Long before the small group of men gained control of a $1.3 trillion economy, they could be found gathered at a lakeshore deep i...