Russian economy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Russian economy


S&P cut Russia credit rating on US orders – Moscow

Jan 27, 2015 - 7:56 PM

Deputy Foreigm Minister Nebenzya: Russia faces coordinated actions to undermine its economy

Russian inflation passes 10%

Dec 24, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Consumer prices rose by 0 9 last week alone the state statistics service says with pronounced jumps in the cost of some types of produce and sugar which rose by 7 5

Putin says his grip on power is firm and economy will rebound

Dec 18, 2014 - 9:16 PM

The Russian leader says the economic downturn will last two years at most but adds the economic gloom has not swayed his stance on Ukraine

UNDER SCRUTINY. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, 18 December 2014. Vladimir Putin will face scrutiny from journalists with more than 1,000 gathered in Moscow on 18 December for the Russian president's end-of-the-year press conference. Global interest in the annual event is high because of the crisis over Ukraine and the recent collapse of the Russian ruble. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

Russia has currency resources to overcome crisis: Medvedev

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:18 PM

The prime minister acknowledges that the ruble had plunged below the comfort level for the economy and the public alike but warns against panic

Moscow medics rally against hospital closures, job cuts

Nov 30, 2014 - 10:06 PM

With long queues rampant corruption and low survival rates Russia s public health service is in desperate need of modernization But medics are up in arms at reforms that they say are about saving money not improving care