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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

18 Feb 2018

Russian lawmaker Kerimov strikes deal to buy Vozrozhdenie bank: sources

MOSCOW Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov has reached an agreement to buy Vozrozhdenie bank from its majority owners, brothers Dmitry and Alexei Ananyev, three sources close to the deal told Reuters.

31 Jan 2018

Russia's elite dismiss U.S. list as 'telephone book' of the wealthy

MOSCOW Russia's elite on Tuesday shrugged off U.S. publication of a sweeping list of oligarchs close to the Kremlin as simply a "telephone directory" of the rich, though a Kremlin spokesman said it could even harm the image of Russia's political leaders. | Video

22 Jan 2018

Russia's VTB bank head Kostin shrugs off U.S. sanctions risk

MOSCOW Andrey Kostin, the head of Russian state bank VTB and an ally of President Vladimir Putin, said there was a high risk his name would be added to a new U.S. list of people close to Vladimir Putin, but that he was unfazed by the prospect.

22 Jan 2018

VTB sets aside extra $900 million for potential loan losses

MOSCOW Russian bank VTB has set aside an additional 50 billion rubles ($882 million) to cover potential loan losses and agreed with the central bank to monitor a number of higher risk loans, VTB's chief executive told Reuters.

22 Jan 2018

Russia's VTB CEO says ready to provide loan to CEFC for Rosneft stake

MOSCOW VTB, Russia's No.2 bank, is ready to provide a loan to China's CEFC so it can buy a stake in Rosneft, the country's top oil producer, VTB Chief Executive Andrey Kostin told Reuters in an interview.

22 Jan 2018

VTB says in talks to prolong Angola's $1.5 billion loan to 10 years

MOSCOW Russia's VTB is in talks with Angola on changing the terms of a $1.5 billion loan and extending it, the bank's Chief Executive Andrey Kostin told Reuters in an interview authorized for publication on Monday.

22 Jan 2018

Russian new Eurobond should have 'FX amnesty' option: VTB CEO

MOSCOW Russia's sovereign Eurobond this year should offer a "foreign currency amnesty" option so Russian businesspeople can use it to repatriate funds from abroad, said Andrey Kostin, the head of the country's second-largest bank, VTB.

21 Dec 2017

Russia's Globex bank says hackers targeted its SWIFT computers

MOSCOW/TORONTO Hackers tried to steal 55 million roubles ($940,000) from Russian state bank Globex using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the bank said on Thursday, the latest in a string of attempted cyber heists that use fraudulent wire-transfer requests.

21 Dec 2017

Eastern Russian port of Nakhodka chokes on coal

NAKHODKA, Russia The far eastern Russian port of Nakhodka on the Sea of Japan is swathed in coal dust. It blankets the streets, clogs the air and is blamed by some for a rise in respiratory diseases among the city's 150,000 residents.

20 Dec 2017

Russia's Bosco wants brand disassociated from Winter Olympics

MOSCOW Russia's Bosco, the exclusive supplier of clothing to the International Olympic Committee from next year, will ask the IOC not to use its brand at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Mikhail Kusnirovich, board head for the group, told Reuters.

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