Tag : Russian sanctions
title : After Shelling Mariupol, Pro-Russian Rebels Mount Offensive Against Ukrainian Troops, Heightening Tensions
summary : Rebels who supposedly have the support of Russia have decided to launch a new offensive against Ukrainian forces on Monday, shattering a ceasefire that lasted for five months.
date : Jan 26, 2015 03:32 PM EST
title : Russia's Ruble Falls to Historic Lows Despite Government Efforts to Save It
summary : Despite efforts by Russia’s central bank to save the currency, the ruble fell over a six-day period to historic lows, putting pressure on both ordinary Russians and President Vladimir Putin.
date : Dec 16, 2014 05:12 PM EST