Oil price slump puts strain on Russia economy

Government spending billions to prop up the economy and its currency, draining its dollar reserves.

    Analysts have warned that the current oil price slump could push Russia into a recession next year.

    The government has been spending billions to prop up the economy and its currency, draining its dollar reserves.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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