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Trouble For The Russian Ruble — And What It Means For The U.S.05:41

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Russia's ruble continued to lose value Tuesday, even after a dramatic move by the Central Bank of Russia in the middle of the night, raising its short term interest rate from 10.5 percent to 17 percent.

The fact that the ruble is still falling has increased concerns about the Russian economy. The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Bellini joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss what this means for Russia — and the U.S.


This segment aired on December 16, 2014.

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