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Russian food retailer VkusVill targets New York IPO in overseas foray

04 Sep 2019

MOSCOW VkusVill, a fast growing Russian supermarket chain, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in New York and expansion overseas, targeting markets in Europe and China.

Huawei in talks to install Russian operating system on tablets for country's population census - sources

26 Aug 2019

MOSCOW China's Huawei has begun talks with Russia about installing Russian operating system (OS) Aurora on 360,000 of its tablets to conduct Russia's population census next year, two sources told Reuters.

Russia starts sales of 'Putin limousine', eyes Chinese market

23 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russia opened a showroom on Friday selling its first post-Soviet luxury limousine under the Aurus brand, a type of car used by President Vladimir Putin at his inauguration last year.

Russia's Mail.ru expands in car sharing with YouDrive stake

22 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russian internet group Mail.ru has teamed up with investment firm Proxima Capital to buy a controlling stake in car-sharing operator YouDrive, which it may fold into its planned food and taxi joint venture with state-run Sberbank.

Exclusive: Mozambique president says 'encouraging progress' in IMF talks

21 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Mozambique's talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are making "encouraging progress," as the country seeks to restore access to international financing, President Filipe Nyusi said on Wednesday.

Russia's draft foreign ownership law not aimed at making Yandex state-owned - lawmaker

16 Aug 2019

MOSCOW A draft law proposing to limit foreign ownership in 'significant' Russian technology firms to 20% is not aimed at making its top search engine Yandex state-owned, the lawmaker behind the idea, Anton Gorelkin, said.

Russia's Yandex shares bounce after criticism of draft foreign ownership law

29 Jul 2019

MOSCOW Shares in Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, bounced on Monday after Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov called a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major Russian IT companies "destructive".

UPDATE 1-Russia's Yandex shares bounce after criticism of draft foreign ownership law

29 Jul 2019

MOSCOW, July 29 Shares in Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, bounced on Monday after Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov called a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major Russian IT companies "destructive".

Sberbank, Mail.ru to set up Yandex.Taxi rival as Russia's internet booms

25 Jul 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Sberbank and internet firm Mail.ru said on Thursday they would invest up to 64 billion roubles (£811.7 million) in a new joint platform for taxi services and food, as online sales in the country gather pace.

IMF cuts forecast for Russian 2019 GDP growth to 1.2%, calls for reforms

17 Jul 2019

MOSCOW The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for Russian economic growth in 2019 to 1.2% from 1.4% after a weak first quarter, saying broader reforms would be needed for stronger growth.

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