Russia takes economic hit from new US sanctions. That might help Putin.
MOSCOW — The ruble weakened and Russian stocks plunged on Thursday in the wake of new sanctions announced by the Trump administration. In the world of Russian politics, the spike in East-West tensions could boost President Vladimir Putin's flagging …
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