After tumultuous year for Russia, what's ahead in 2015?

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Protesters take part in a rally against the banks and the growth of the dollar in central Moscow on December 28, 2014. With Russia's mortgage industry still in its formative phase, taking out a loan to buy a home is considered risky business. Even before the crisis, interest rates of 10 to 12 percent on foreign currency loans -- and 12 to 14 percent on ruble-denominated mortgages -- mean many Russians will wind up paying double to triple the principal borrowed on 15- to 20-year loans.