How the falling oil price is hitting Russia

  • 24 February 2015
  • From the section Business
Media captionHow Russians are coping with falling oil prices and economic sanctions

Sanctions and the tumbling oil price have sent the Russian economy spiralling into recession. I went to Moscow to assess the impact on Russian people - and whether the country's economic woes will force President Putin to become less aggressive in Ukraine and more emollient with the West.

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