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Russia Changes Economic Reporting. The Results Improve.

MOSCOW — The Russian state statistics service has halted its monthly reports on the population’s real income, or income adjusted for inflation, after years of declining numbers suggested a fall in Russian’s standard of living. Economists were already keeping a wary eye on the service, known as Rosstat, after the …

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Russia Stands With Maduro (While Hedging Its Bets)

MOSCOW — On a rainy afternoon this week, a group of Russian officials and oil executives gathered for Mass in a Catholic church tucked away behind the imposing secret service headquarters in central Moscow. They did not come to pray. Instead, they were commemorating the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez, …

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Russia Follows U.S. Out of Landmark Nuclear Weapons Treaty

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin on Monday formally suspended Russia’s observance of a key nuclear arms treaty that the United States withdrew from last month, setting the stage for the return of a long-banned class of weapons. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed in 1987 in the waning years …

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