“[The White House] have kind of stuck their neck out and they really need this to work for them now because otherwise what happens is that Maduro comes out strengthened.”
The mega-wealthy oligarchs are seen as close to the Kremlin but not actually members of President Vladimir Putin’s government.
But there’s a very good chance he did.
Russian Central Bank says the country's economic situation is critical and beyond its 'worst nightmares' as the currency continues plummeting despite the late night unveiling of a monster rise to 17 percent.
The popular Echo of Moscow host Alexander Plyushev and Kommersant editor Mikhail Mikhailin both incurred the wrath of the authorities with their reporting on the Ukraine crisis.
ExxonMobil was forced to suspend cooperation with a Russian company two days after announcing they had struck oil in the Arctic Ocean.
Amid carnage in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has kept his financial interests chugging along pretty much unscathed.
Russia lags in fracking ability, but now has a good reason to learn.