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A man walks past a board of foreign currency rates against the ruble in Moscow on Jan. 15. (VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Has Few Options for Turning Its Economy Around

Pressure is mounting for the central bank to solve the country's deepening economic crisis, but its choices for effecting change are limited. Read more…

A picture of naira banknotes, Nigeria's currency. (PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Nigeria's Budget Is Unsustainable

Nigeria will have to make up its budget deficits one way or another. Read more…

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, President Hassan Rouhani and Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov attend the opening session of a two-day conference of the Economic Cooperation Organization. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

After Sanctions, Iran's Growing Role in the Caucasus

With the end of sanctions on Iran, Russia will have more competition in the Caucasus region. Read more…