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Just like most of the worlds media, The New York Times continues to explore Russia in an attempt to understand and predict Moscows behaviour and designs amid the troubling Ukraine crisis.


The US magazine has dissected the blueprint tabled by the Russian cabinet in response to the deteriorating economic outlook in a no-words-minced piece by contributor Anna Borshchevskaya.


The international press continues to keep Russia under microscope, with the focus on political and economic costs of Russias alleged role in the Ukraine crisis.


Visa has asked for insurance against failures in the Russian system of payment cards. Visa fears that the National Payment Cards System (NPCS) will fail to cope with the processing of payments on its cards in Russia. It insists on the use of foreign facilities, however NPCS objects to this idea.


The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) stated that it had evidence on the involvement of Russian citizens in the conflict in Donbass, in particular in the latest events near Mariupol. This was stated at an agencys meeting by its Head Valentin Nalivaichenko.


The Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar agreed to strengthen cooperation in the field of countering terrorism, as well as collaboration in the military-industrial sector.


The Russian economy is expected to fall by 3% in 2015. This is stated in the IMF report.


The Guardian has published an alarming report on the fallout of the rouble devaluation for Russias neighbors.


The British banking conglomerate HSBC toughened its forecast on the fall of Russias GDP to 3.5%, according to Bloomberg.


Russians sanctions have remained the buzz of the world media, with the outlets looking at different aspects of trade and travel restrictions imposed on Russian individuals, companies and sectors over Russias involvement in the Ukraine crisis.


The European Union imposed sanctions against Russia being under pressure from the USA. This opinion was expressed by the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.


The losses of foreign companies caused by the freezing of the South Stream project will make up at least 2.82 billion euros. The direct losses of European companies may equal 2.5 billion euros. Japanese companies will lose an order for 320 million euros.


The World Bank (WB) raised its forecast for economic growth in Russia in 2014 from 0.5 to 0.7 percent. The forecast for 2015 has been reduced to zero, instead of 0.3 percent growth of the September forecast.


ABC News looks at the impact international sanctions are having on Russians.


Nils Andreassen, executive director of the Institute of the North, is pushing for cooperation rather than hatred in an Op-Ed piece on Russia-US relations in the Alaska Dispatch News.


U.S. companies will have a hard time trying to identify which companies theyd better not deal with to comply with Washingtons sanctions against Russian officials and businessmen over Moscows alleged role in the Ukraine crisis.


The Kremlin has announced a stop to the construction of the South Stream pipeline claiming the EU has put spanners in the works despite the common need to hedge against transit risks.


The speech of the Russian president addressed to both chambers of the Russian parliament, and indirectly, the West, was extensively covered by the foreign media.


Serbia was obliged to impose sanctions against Russia in exchange for EU membership. This was stated by the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn.


The Guardian painted a grim picture of Russias future amid falling oil prices, with the Russian government barely holding the fort.


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