Russian President Vladimir Putin

Four Issues Affecting Putin, Russia, and the Global FX Market

Four Issues Affecting Putin, Russia, and the Global FX Market

The Russian ruble is down and the Russian economy isn't faring much better in 2018. At the center of it all stands Vladimir Putin, leader of Russia since 1999. Almost 20 years later, Putin is dealing with a souring economy, a skittish foreign investment base, and other obstacles.

We uncover the four main issues facing Russia, the Ruble, and its notorious leader.