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Russia's Economic Woes
Russia's Economic Woes
Putin to Firefighters: No Christmas Pay for You

When things like this start to happen, it’s a sign that the foundations of a government are weakening.

Russia's Economic Woes
Russian Economy in Deep Trouble

Look away from Syria for a moment, and you’ll notice that things aren’t quite so glamorous back in Mother Russia.

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"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.

Recovery?

The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

Suburbanization

Will we see a third ring of suburbs?

Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

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