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Russia's B&N Bank balance sheet hole could reach $6 billion

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MOSCOW Russia's B&N Bank could have a $6 billion (4.4 billion pounds) hole in its balance sheet, the country's central bank said on Thursday after coming to the aid of the private lender, its second private bank rescue in less than a month.

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Exclusive - Turkey to deploy troops inside Syria's Idlib: Erdogan

NEW YORK Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Turkey will deploy troops in Syria's northern Idlib region as part of a so-called de-escalation agreement brokered by Russia last month. | Video

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Russia says will target U.S.- backed fighters in Syria if provoked

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON Russia warned the United States on Thursday it would target U.S.- backed militias in Syria if Russian troops again came under fire, as the United States disclosed an unusual face-to-face meeting between U.S. and Russian generals meant to avoid such clashes.

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Russia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON, Sept 21 Russia warned the United States on Thursday it would target U.S.-backed militias in Syria if Russian troops again came under fire, as the United States disclosed an unusual face-to-face meeting between U.S. and Russian generals meant to avoid such clashes.

REFILE-Russia warns US it will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked

MOSCOW, Sept 21 Russia said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, something it said had already happened twice.

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Italy's Enel draws interest for its sale of Russian coal plant

MOSCOW Italy's Enel , which has mandated Sberbank to find buyers for its Reftinskaya coal power plant in Russia, has received interest from potential buyers including from outside of Russia, Enel Russia's CEO said on Thursday.

REUTERS SUMMIT-Italy's Enel draws interest for its sale of Russian coal plant

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Russia's B&N Bank balance sheet hole could reach $6 billion

MOSCOW Russia's B&N Bank could have a $6 billion hole in its balance sheet, the country's central bank said on Thursday after coming to the aid of the private lender, its second private bank rescue in less than a month.

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Russian reinsurer eyes shift from sanctions business to Asia and beyond

MOSCOW Russian National Reinsurance Company (RNRC) aims to expand into China, India, the Middle East and Africa to increase income from premiums and diversify beyond Russia, the chief executive said.

REUTERS SUMMIT-Russian reinsurer eyes shift from sanctions business to Asia and beyond

* For other news from Reuters Russia Investment Summit, click on http://www.reuters.com/summit/Russia17

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North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump "deranged"

SEOUL/NEW YORK North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the reclusive country, with leader Kim Jong Un promising to make a "mentally deranged" Trump pay dearly for his threats. | Video