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How the falling oil price is hitting Russia

Robert Peston
Economics editor

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media captionRobert Peston visits Moscow to see how 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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