The whole world would loose
Russia is a great power and just reinstating itself onto the world stage. I don't know where people get the idea they are broke they are now a petro power. Our refusal to cut the use of oil has empowered Russia, Venezuela and Iran.
We are the ones borrowing huge sums from the world not them. This isn't the year 2000 anymore.The federal budget surplus in 2006 is expected to be 405 billion rubles