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Russia's private Alfa Bank bets on mortgages to grow - CFO

15 Mar 2019

MOSCOW, March 15 Alfa Bank, Russia's top private lender, aims to boost mortgage lending due to tough competition with state banks to win new corporate business in a slow growing economy, the chief financial officer said.

Pompeo blames Russia, Cuba for Venezuelan crisis; Rosneft rejects accusations

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/MOSOW U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuela's political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduro's government by buying Venezuelan oil.

UPDATE 1-Sberbank in talks to buy media group Rambler - sources

21 Feb 2019

MOSCOW, Feb 21 Russia's biggest bank Sberbank is in talks to buy Russian media company Rambler Group from businessman Alexander Mamut, several sources close to the matter said.

Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike on U.S. if necessary - Putin

21 Feb 2019

MOSCOW Moscow will match any U.S. move to deploy new nuclear missiles closer to Russia by stationing its own missiles closer to the United States or by deploying faster missiles or both, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. | Video

Russia detains U.S. founder of Baring Vostok private equity group

15 Feb 2019

MOSCOW Russia has detained the U.S. founder of the Baring Vostok private equity group in Moscow on suspicion of fraud, a Moscow court said on Friday, a move likely to concern foreign investors.

Qatari stake in Rosneft paves way for global energy deals: Doha envoy

12 Feb 2019

MOSCOW The Qatari sovereign wealth fund's acquisition of a stake in Russia's Rosneft sets the stage for collaboration between the Russian oil major and Qatar Petroleum, Doha's ambassador to Moscow said in an interview with Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Head of Russia's ACRA ratings agency leaves post

17 Jan 2019

MOSCOW, Jan 17 The head of Russia's ACRA ratings agency, Ekaterina Trofimova, left her post on Jan. 16 following three years at the helm of an organisation created after western sanctions saw Russia downgraded by the top three international agencies.

Exclusive: Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia's RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes - sources

21 Dec 2018

MOSCOW/DUBAI Japan's Mitsui & Co Ltd , Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project, with the size of the investments still to be decided, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.

Exclusive: Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia's RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes -sources

21 Dec 2018

MOSCOW/DUBAI Japan's Mitsui & Co Ltd , Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project, with the size of the investments still to be decided, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.

Biting the bullet, not the dust: Deripaska gives up his aluminum empire

21 Dec 2018

MOSCOW The U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Russia's Rusal , the world's top aluminum producer outside China, is widely seen as a Christmas present for the company, global consumers of its metal, and the Russian stock market.

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