Putin’s Secret Gamble on Reserves Backfires Into Currency Crisis


Kremlin insiders gathered secretly last february to answer an important question for Vladimir Putin: might Russia afford the economic blowback from taking up Crimea? Moscow aforementioned affirmative. Markets aren’t therefore certain. As President national leader exulted at the Olympic Games in Sochi ten months past, aides assured him Russia was wealthy enough to face up […]

ALS Association of Ice Bucket Challenge


The Ice Bucket Challenge is that the gift that keeps on giving for the ALS Association. The organization raised quite $10 million on weekday alone, it said, transfer its total haul since July twenty nine to $53 million. For comparison’s sake, the cluster raised $2.2 million throughout an equivalent amount last year. The contributions, that […]