Russian homeowners are no longer able to afford mortgage repayments - putting them at risk of losing their homes. Re-payments have increased sharply as a result of the plummeting Ruble. The payments are tied to the value of the US
The Russian ruble has continued its downslide days after the US imposed sanctions on another group of Russian tycoons. Officials in Moscow have been out to calm markets, saying the fall is only temporary.
The ruble has experienced its biggest one-day fall for over two years and stocks in major Russian companies also slid, as investors reacted to a new round of US sanctions targeting some of Russia's biggest tycoons.
The Russian reaction to Western airstrikes in Syria is a mix of relief and anger. The country's parliament is discussing sanctions against the United States. DW's Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow.
The United States and its allies have decided to give Russian President Vladimir Putin a taste of his own medicine. It seems that the Kremlin is unprepared, the Russian journalist Konstantin Eggert writes.
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