Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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MOSCOW Russia's central bank may have to sink up to $3.4 billion (£2.6 billion) into its bailout on Friday of Promsvyazbank, the country's 10th largest private lender, the third such rescue this year.
MOSCOW The Russian central bank said on Friday it may write off 100 billion roubles (£1.28 billion) in subordinated debt issued by Promsvyazbank to reduce the amount the regulator needs to spend on bailing out the lender.
MOSCOW The Russian central bank delivered a sharper-than-expected rate cut on Friday, a move that could help give consumers a feel-good factor months before the March presidential election which incumbent Vladimir Putin is expected to win.
MOSCOW, Dec 15 Up to $1.13 billion worth of subordinated bonds held by investors in Russia's Promsyvazbank are at risk of being written off if the central bank follows the precedent set by previous bailouts this year.
MOSCOW From Damascus to Doha, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has been showing up in unexpected places, a sign of the military's growing influence under Vladimir Putin.
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the United States was in the grip of a fabricated spymania whipped up by President Donald Trump's opponents but he thought battered U.S.-Russia relations would recover one day. | Video
MOSCOW What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia's exclusion from the Winter Olympics - backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.
MOSCOW British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit Moscow on Dec. 22 and hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov during his trip, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
MOSCOW Russia inflation is seen slowing to a record low by the end of the year before rebounding to near the central bank's targeted level of 4 percent in 2018, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
MOSCOW, Nov 29 Russia's economy is seen growing faster than previously thought in the next three years because of improving consumer demand but still faces risks from lower oil prices and further expansion of Western sanctions, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
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