PTR - January 27, 2015

The world marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of prisoners from Auschwitz, as Russia publishes some never-before-seen documents on the matter; Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko escaped at least one attempt on his life before his death. That's been suggested at an independent public inquiry that got underway today in London; For the first time in more than a decade, credit ratings agency Standard and Poors has downgraded Russia's rating to junk status, pushing down the value of the Rouble.