Beyond Russia: Geopolitical hot spots in 2015

No political actor dominated the global stage in 2014 like Vladimir Putin.

CNNMoney-12-20-2014

He meddled in Ukraine and successfully annexed Crimea, but now Putin looks like he overplayed his hand. Tough sanctions from the West and plunging oil prices have left Moscow with a scary currency crisis.

The fear is that Putin could turn to new aggression to distract Russians from the economic trouble.  Read more

Categories: Economy, United States

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