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Russia’s Economic Meltdown: Consequences and Prospects for the Future

Moscow faces the prospect of serious turmoil as protests in response to the financial crisis spread throughout Russia. What underlying policies gave rise to the current problem and how well is the Putin administration weathering the storm?

On January 28, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a discussion on the main cause of Russia’s current financial downturn. Brookings Scholars Clifford Gaddy and Barry Ickes joined Carnegie Scholars Rose Gottemoeller and Mark Medish to reflect on what the future holds for Russia’s economy as the Putin administration navigates the burst of the oil bubble.

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Russia's Economic Meltdown: Consequences and Prospects for the Future

Moscow faces the prospect of serious turmoil as protests in response to the financial crisis spread throughout Russia. What underlying policies beyond the global financial crisis gave rise to the current problem and how well is the Putin administration weathering the storm? At a recent event by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Clifford Gaddy and Barry Ickes discuss the main issues.

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