Emerging Markets : Russia

Sechin: Russia's deputy prime minister and Rosneft chairman. In a signal that the Russian government is increasingly aware of the financial constraints it is facing, a top Kremlin adviser said that the state would not be bailing out any more ...

Emerging Markets : Russia

Devaluation of the ruble is over, says Kudrin, Russia's finance minister.   The Kremlin rolled out a revised version of its economic crisis plan, extending additional credits to the beleaguered banking sector possibly at the expense of direct loans to ...

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Features : Balancing Act

COUNTRY REPORT / TURKEY Turkey’s Islamist government has narrowly avoided a constitutional crisis, but it is still treading a fine line in its quest for economic progress.   When Turkey’s constitutional court dismissed a move in July to outlaw the ...

Features : Power Play

ANALYSIS / RUSSIA’S GEORGIA GAMBIT Russia’s recent assault on Georgia raises some scary prospects for European nations dependent on energy supplies from West Asia.     Double act: Vladimir Putin passed the presidency to Dmitry Medvedev but still retains much ...