Posts Tagged ‘ Anton Siluanov ’

Russian Ruble In Trouble As Putin Says Ukraine Approaching ‘Civil War’

Apr 16th, 2014 | By

Kenneth Rapoza Russia might be its own worst enemy at this point. The government’s continued involvement in the ongoing Ukraine political crisis is hurting the economy, and pushing the currency back to its March 15 low of 36.58. On Tuesday, the currency settled at 36.20 to the dollar as violent protests continue in the city…


Who’s the Biggest Loser in the Ukraine-Russia Deal?

Dec 21st, 2013 | By

It’s not Putin, Yanukovych, or even the EU. It’s the Ukrainian people. BY Anders Aslund DECEMBER 20, 2013 Vladimir Putin’s Dec. 17 meeting in Moscow with Ukraine’s politically besieged president, Viktor Yanukovych, must be viewed as quite a victory for Putin. The Russian president’s first feat was to tie financially troubled Ukraine to the Kremlin…