A man talking on a phone is seen in a window of a building with a board showing currency exchange rates on display in the foreground, in Moscow (REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev).
Russia Looks a Little Like 1998
December 16, 2014,
As the ruble continues to drop, the Russian Central Bank has raised interest rates by 6.5 percent. Angela Stent spoke with Bloomberg TV about the effects on the Russian economy and Putin's geo-strategic calculus.