Oil And Protests: Putin's Double Trouble

A drop in crude prices amid euro uncertainty could imperil the Russian president's plans

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  • Russia is planning for low oil prices for years
    President Vladimir Putin's government has just set a draft budget for the next ... In 2015, the Russian government originally based its budget on an average price of $100, double what it actually was. The slump in oil prices forced the government to ...
    10/13/2016 - 11:24 pm | View Link
  • Cheap oil roils ruble, but Russia bears the pain
    Wags were quick to note that it will soon meet Vladimir Putin's stratospheric public approval ratings ... and other basic necessities – while business investment has virtually stalled amid double-digit interest rates. Yet well over a year into Russia's ...
    01/19/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • The NATO Afghanistan War and US-Russian Relations: Drugs, Oil, and War
    The conference speakers bitterly opposed Putin’s endorsement, as recently as April 11 of this year ... at least since the failure of massive protests to prevent the Iraq War. We have seen much critical examination of why America fought in Vietnam ...
    06/6/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Oil and Protests: Putin's Double Trouble
    Hours after his release on May 24 from 15 days in jail, opposition leader Alexei Navalny was mobbed as he toured a Moscow protest camp that for days had resisted police attempts to clear it away. “You can’t frighten us with iron beds and prison porridge.
    05/31/2012 - 11:25 am | View Link
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  • Oil and Protests: Putin’s Double Trouble | Pew Research Center
    Oil and Protests: Putin’s Double Trouble. Read the story at http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-05-31/oil-and-protests-putins-double-trouble. Report Materials.
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  • Russia: Putin’s balance sheet
    Sanctions and a falling oil price threaten to derail ... but as the inflation rate was more than double that ... He also called for Mr Putin’s resignation at ...
    04/9/2016 - 10:52 pm | View Website
  • Putin Changes September Election Rules To Prop Up His ...
    ... to $40 oil, sanctions, a collapsing ruble, double ... Putin concluded, is to promote mass protests to ... oil economy: A loose wrench in Putin’s ...
    03/14/2016 - 9:25 am | View Website
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    Why the Russian oil crash could threaten Putin with a palace coup
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  • Charles Lane: Can Putin’s regime withstand falling oil ...
    ... Can Putin’s regime withstand falling oil prices? ... One result is that his regime prudently put some oil revenue in a reserve fund. Putin also learned, ...
    12/2/2014 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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