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Russian President Vladimir Putin is not known for backing down. However, his continued setback in the Eastern Ukraine may have him considering that very option.  While most of the bickering between the United State and Russia has been centered around the question of whether or not Moscow’s interfered with the

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published Feb 12th 2017, 2:00 pm, by Yumi Teso and Lilian Karunungan (Bloomberg) — Combine the prospects for interest-rate cuts with their higher carry-trade returns and two countries stand out as the best bets this year in emerging markets: Brazil and Russia. In a survey of 16 investors and analysts

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published Nov 27th 2016, 4:00 pm, by Angelina Rascouet, Grant Smith and Wael Mahdi (Bloomberg) — OPEC is embarking on a last-ditch diplomatic push to reach a production cut, with ministers flying to Russia for talks, as Saudi Arabia for the first time suggested the oil-club doesn’t necessarily need to

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published Sep 15th 2016, 5:56 pm, by Perry Williams (Bloomberg) — Oil headed for a weekly loss on speculation a global crude glut will persist as disrupted supply returns and demand growth slows. Futures fell 0.7 percent in New York, extending a weekly decline to 5 percent. OPEC members Libya

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published Sep 13th 2016, 4:13 pm, by Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg View) —The World Anti-Doping Agency’s database has been hacked, and a  group that has sarcastically adopted the name “Fancy Bear” — a designation given by the cybersecurity industry to a suspected Russian government-sponsored hacking operation — has published data about

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published Jul 24th 2016, 11:19 am, by Mike Dorning (Bloomberg) — Donald Trump’s statement that he wouldn’t necessarily come to the aid of a NATO ally attacked by Russia shows the Republican isn’t ready for the Oval Office, said its current occupant, President Barack Obama. Obama said Sunday that Trump’s

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MOSCOW - JULY 02: View of Saint Basils Cathedral at the Red Square on July 02 2013 Moscow Russia. Red Square is central place and popular site in Moscow Russia
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published Jul 6th 2016, 6:01 pm, by Henry Meyer (Bloomberg) — Vadim Kuznetsov says his excursion-boat business along Russia’s border with Poland has been torpedoed by a new Cold War. “They’re scared,” Kuznetsov said of the Poles, once his main customers, who no longer venture across the border for fishing

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published May 15th 2016, 1:00 pm, by Elena Popina (Bloomberg) — Russian assets, which are among the most volatile in the world, are bringing hedge fund managers the best returns in emerging markets. Funds with a geographical focus on the country have gained an average 29 percent since the start

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published May 8th 2016, 6:01 pm, by Esteban Duarte (Bloomberg) — Russia and the U.K. give companies the lowest effective tax rates among the world’s leading economies, according to a report by UHY, a network of auditors and consulting firms. Companies in Russia pay corporate tax at 20 percent while

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published Apr 4th 2016, 6:01 pm, by Benjamin D Katz (Bloomberg) — Global military spending has begun rising in real terms for the first time since the U.S. began its withdrawal of troops from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Defense budgets rose

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