(Picture: AFP)Russia has finally lost the economic war on the West, that much is clear.
The Russian rouble turned to ‘rubble’ in the last few days as the once great currency went into free fall.
But what is still uncertain is what kind of knee-jerk reaction President Vladimir Putin might try next in a bid to keep his hand on the reins of power.
We take a look at the key factors in what will inevitably be an international game changer.
1) Collapsing confidence in federal government
The value of the rouble has tumbled to its worst rate in 16 years (Picture: Metro)After the …read more