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Putin Says Russian Bear Isn’t About to Sit Back and Just Eat Berries and Honey

Putin remains defiant in face of economic collapse.

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A Walk Down Putin Avenue

Life inside the first city that Russia’s strongman crushed and conquered.

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap — Aug. 3, 2012 (Part I)

China's moment of coal truth: A question that has vexed us for some time is when we will witness an inflection point in ordinary Chinese ...

The Oil and the Glory

The last free oligarch

No Russian oligarch has had a longer career stretch than Mikhail Fridman -- enfant terrible, tormentor of foreign titans and, according to Forbes, the 43d ...

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap — July 20, 2012 (Part I)

Oligarchs in the Kremlin: For the last dozen years, we have seen ample evidence of Vladimir Putin's policy on Russia's oil and gas industry -- ...

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap — May 18, 2012 (Part I)

The geopolitics of picking winners: Scorn is routinely heaped on the George W. Bush Administration for allegedly being in the pocket of Big Oil: Vice ...

The Oil and the Glory

Putin is a brute. But is he bad for business?

Vladimir Putin has resumed his occupancy of the Kremlin with two signals: He will again be tough with critics in the street. And he intends ...

The Oil and the Glory

The Weekly Wrap — May 4, 2012

On the shale gas patch, the twain decidedly do not meet: Shale gas drillers, on the receiving end of two years of withering attacks by ...

The Oil and the Glory

Does the U.S. have a worse business climate than Turkmenistan?

When it comes to energy policy, is the United States worse than Turkmenistan? How about Russia, where a contract is a contract only when President-elect ...

The Oil and the Glory

The oil leash and other under-noticed things about Putin’s re-election

There is a comforting thought for those alarmed by Vladimir Putin's large electoral triumph, in which he suggested that his opponents are traitors and foreigners ...

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