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  • Ruble's plunge ignites Russia fears

    BERLIN A free-falling Russian ruble Tuesday prompted fears that the nuclear-armed nation could be entering a deep economic recession with the potential for unrest, as citizens and investors try to get their hands on cash amid crippling international...
  • Kerry says Russia sanctions could end if Putin takes right steps

    Russia has made constructive moves in recent days towards reducing tensions in Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday, and he raised the possibility that Washington could lift sanctions if Moscow keeps taking positive steps. Speaking...
  • Russia's 'difficult' rate hike approved by Putin

    Late on Monday night Russia's central bank governor wrung out an agreement with her officials to impose the country's biggest rate hike since the financial crisis of 1998 -- with the approval of President Vladimir Putin. Elvira Nabiullina had to halt the...
  • White House: ruble plunge has Russia between 'rock and hard place'

    Russia's rouble crisis has put Moscow's economic policy "between a rock and a hard place," but the impact on the United States should be limited, President Barack Obama's top economist told reporters on Tuesday. The ruble has plunged more than 50 percent...
  • Ukraine criticizes Russia over Crimea nuclear weapons comment

    Russia would violate international agreements if it placed nuclear weapons in Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov appeared to reserve the right for...
  • Low oil prices sink Putin

    Low oil prices sink Putin
    A funny thing happened on the way to Vladimir Putin running strategic laps around the West. Russia's economy imploded. The latest news is that Russia's central bank raised interest rates from 10.5 to 17 percent at an emergency meeting in an attempt to...
  • Obama to sign new Russia sanctions bill by end of week

    U.S. President Barack Obama will sign legislation authorizing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine and providing weapons to the Kiev government by the end of the week, the White House said on Tuesday. White House spokesman Josh...
  • Tripoli-based government releases foreign airmen held in Libya

    Libya's rival government released four air crew members from Ukraine, Russia and Tajikistan who had flown into the North African country from the United Arab Emirates without permission, officials said on Tuesday. Seven crew members were detained on Nov....
  • Russian turmoil unlikely to slow Fed's cruise to first rate hike

    The U.S. Federal Reserve stared down a volatile global economy in October to keep its plans for an eventual interest rate hike on track, and is likely to do so again this week amid plunging oil prices and a potential currency crisis in Russia. The...
  • Russia raises rates in emergency move as ruble collapses

    Russia's central bank raised its key interest rate to 17 percent from 10.5 percent early Tuesday in an emergency move to halt a collapse in the rouble as oil prices decline and the country's sanctions-hit economy slides toward recession. The ruble...
  • Kremlin says no comment on Russian central bank rate decision: RIA

    The Kremlin said on Tuesday it would not comment on the decision by the Russian central bank to sharply raise its key interest rate, saying the financial institution was independent, RIA news agency reported. "On the interest rate, that's more a question...