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Russian Economy Slows as Ukraine Crisis Continues

Russia's economy slowed in the first three months of the year, as uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine worried investors.Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev says the economy expanded just 0.8 percent in the first quarter. Earlier predictions said it would grow 2.5 percent. The United States and the European Union have frozen assets on some Russian individuals as they contemplate wider sanctions to curb tensions over eastern Ukraine. The possibility of tougher sanctions has...

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