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WBR: Double Digit Inflation in Russia 24 Dec 14

December 24th, 2014

Episode 139 of 901 episodes

We ask how a tumbling rouble is affecting prices in the country. We hear from our Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg and Eric Kraus from Principle Asset Management in Moscow. And should gaming become an Olympic sport? World of Warcraft chief designer Rob Pardo believes it should, so we speak to an expert and ask what it takes to qualify for the famous sporting tournament. We have a special report on being locked up in a cell in Budapest - for fun - and why its hands-on appeal is perfect for export. Finally, we take a look at Christmas markets in Germany and why they've become one of the country's bestselling events globally.

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