Threat of fresh sanctions for Russia as Putin basks in referendum victory July 6, 2020

from World Business Report· ·

Constitutional reforms could see Russia's President remain in office until 2036. Some workers have protested, concerned about falling living standards. With coronavirus case numbers in Russia on the rise, how many frontline medical staff have died? A recent statement from a health official suggested 500 people, but this was quickly removed from online circulation. Elsewhere, Spain puts Galicia and parts of Catalonia back under lockdown after coronavirus outbreaks. Plus, with Russia already under sanctions from the UK and the US, among others along with a collapse in oil prices, we ask economist Cornelia Meyer what that means if you're doing …



Constitutional reforms could see Russia's President remain in office until 2036. Some workers have protested, concerned about falling living standards. With coronavirus case numbers in Russia on the rise, how many frontline medical staff have died? A recent statement from a health official suggested 500 people, but this was quickly removed from online circulation. Elsewhere, Spain puts Galicia and parts of Catalonia back under lockdown after coronavirus outbreaks. Plus, with Russia already under sanctions from the UK and the US, among others along with a collapse in oil prices, we ask economist Cornelia Meyer what that means if you're doing business there. Also, European Union countries are seeing their international trade recover from the pandemic at a faster pace than in Russia