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‘West shoots itself in the foot with Russian sanctions’
The Russian economy cannot be fully excluded from the global monetary system, attempts to do so along with imposing more sanctions, will lead to a further fall in the ruble and a financial crisis similar to 2008, economic analyst Michael Mross told RT.

22.12.2014 07:44

Already 50,000 signatures for Italian referendum on Euro, Eurosceptic leader says
Beppe Grillo, the leader of an Italian Eurosceptic party says he has already received 50,000 signatures for his petition to push for a referendum on Italy leaving the Euro. He cites rising unemployment and lack of economic growth for wanting to quit.

20.12.2014 16:57

Porsches sold out: Luxury cars go like hotcakes in Russia amid ruble plunge
Car dealers in the Russian capital ran out of stock, as customers were buying Porsches, Lamborghinis and BMWs in unusually large numbers, despite growing price tags. The influx was prompted both by holiday spirits and ruble devaluation, experts say.

20.12.2014 13:10

Cuban reset is ‘gambit by Obama administration’
Obama and Castro are master chess players, but Fidel has never lost a game in his life: the US is betting the government will be overthrown while the Castros are sure they will consolidate their position, Daniel Bruno, Buenos Aires based expert told, RT.

19.12.2014 09:32

‘Putin keeps ace up his sleeve to surprise market’
President Putin has not disclosed his future strategic plans during the annual Q&A since to surprise international markets one should always have an ace up the sleeve, French economist Jacque Sapir told RT.

18.12.2014 13:29

‘Ruble drop- continuation of global credit crisis’
A global crisis has never ended, most of the Western states have enormous debts which they are not able to pay off, and the current collapse of the Russian currency is just its continuation, Mitch Feierstein, of Glacier Environmental Fund, told RT.

18.12.2014 15:02

US media in propaganda war with global anti-fracking activism
As 2014 comes to a close the American mainstream media has represented the most aggressive attack on global environmental movements that defend peoples’ right to live in healthy and clean environment worldwide.

18.12.2014 14:02

​UK oil industry ‘close to collapse’ as price plunges below $60 per barrel
Britain’s oil industry is in a “crisis” and may be “close to collapse,” a senior oil industry expert has said, as the UK’s biggest oil and gas companies continue to cut staff and investment and the price of crude slumps.

18.12.2014 12:03

Go West, Young Han
November 18, 2014: it’s a day that should live forever in history.

17.12.2014 09:00

​Oil price drop ‘good for Britain’ – Chancellor Osborne
Chancellor George Osborne has welcomed the global fall in oil prices, calling the drop a “net positive” in providing UK consumers with cheaper sources of energy, while applying political pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

16.12.2014 15:07

Russia may ‘automatically’ cut oil output – energy minister
Oil companies in Russia may decide to not invest in projects due to lower prices, which would ‘automatically’ reduce production in the country, says Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak.

16.12.2014 13:42

How diamond diplomacy adds sparkle to Indo-Russian ties
Direct trade between India and Russia in rough diamonds is a diplomacy gem which was a Russian initiative buttressed by some quick decision-making by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

16.12.2014 10:33