June 25, 2014

Why Russia Is Exceptional

Vladislav Inozemtsev, Moscow Times

The Associated Press

Many politicians sincerely believe that Russia's economy has virtually stopped growing, in light of current tensions between the West and Russia resulting from Russia's annexation of Crimea and the economic sanctions that followed. They also believe that Russia's economy may face additional challenges due to new restrictions imposed — and that this will reduce the government's credibility and so create problems for President Vladimir Putin. For better or for worse, nothing like this will happen.

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TAGGED: Global Economy, Russia


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