All posts tagged "Putin"
Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West
Macron said he would be “demanding” talks on Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and other thorny issues.
- Posted May 29, 2017
Putin: Russia Must Improve Anti-corruption Measures
MOSCOW – Russia President Vladimir Putin says the country needs to improve anti-corruption measures and address both low-level bribery and high-level graft. In a meeting with his cabinet on Tuesday, Putin said the country’s law enforcement bodies...
- Posted January 26, 2016
Russia Warns Cuts Needed to Avoid Repeat of ’98 Crash
MOSCOW – Russia’s leaders are warning the government will need to make more cutbacks if the nation is to avoid a repeat of the 1998 financial crash, the country’s biggest post-Soviet economic trauma. The economy, which is...
- Posted January 13, 2016
Russia’s Ruble Slumps on First Day of Trading After Holiday
MOSCOW – The Russian ruble fell sharply on its first day of trading after a ten-day holiday period, as a drop in the price of oil cast a shadow across the energy-exporting economy. The national currency dropped...
- Posted January 11, 2016