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Russia’s economy dodged a bullet, no thanks to Mr. Putin
Cheaper oil highlights Russia’s economic woes
Vladimir Putin has repeatedly called on his ministers to introduce measures to counter Russia’s slowdown in economic growth, but with little effect. Oil is a key factor in the nation’s prosperity and prices have fallen significantly in 2013. Corruption means that major infrastructure projects are ineffective and many wealthy Russians ...