Russian economy, tycoons take hit in Crimea crisis

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The head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin, left, listens as Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks at a congress of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, March 20, 2014. (AP Photo/ Sergei Chirikov, pool)MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s most powerful businessmen waited for over an hour Thursday to hear from President Vladimir Putin, whose decision to annex the Crimean Peninsula has cost their companies hundreds of millions of dollars in market value.