Evgenia Pismennaya

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Putin struggles to kick-start Russia's flagging economy

Business Aug 4, 2016

Putin struggles to kick-start Russia's flagging economy

Vladimir Putin's economy has been shrinking for 18 months but he still doesn't have a plan to get it going again. After focusing almost exclusively on foreign policy since early 2014, the need to get the economy back into gear is forcing the Russian president ...