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Russia's Gazprom hedges currency risk with novel Eurobond clause

14 Nov 2018

MOSCOW, Nov 14 Gazprom has moved to protect itself against the impact of any new U.S. sanctions or other risks beyond its control by reserving the right to pay back a 1 billion euro ($1.13 billion)Eurobond in other currencies, a first for a Russian borrower.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Russian state bank secretly financed Rosneft sale after foreign buyers baulked

12 Nov 2018

* Said sale showed Russia open for business despite sanctions

Exclusive: Russian state bank secretly financed Rosneft sale after foreign buyers balked

09 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/LONDON It was billed as the deal that proved Russia remained open for business.

Exclusive - Russia to suspend light, heavy oil product exports to Belarus from Nov

11 Oct 2018

MOSCOW Russia plans to halt exports of light and heavy oil products to Belarus from next month until the end of next year, with restrictions also applying to shipments of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), two Russian government sources told Reuters.

Russian gas exports to boom despite U.S. pressure and rivalry

03 Oct 2018

MOSCOW Russia is setting records in gas pipeline exports despite U.S. pressure on Europe to reduce imports, and aims to become the world's leading liquefied gas exporter in the next decade thanks to technology it is developing at home.

UPDATE 1-Russian gas exports to boom despite U.S. pressure and rivalry

03 Oct 2018

* Novatek aims to rival Qatar as top LNG exporter (Updates with quotes, figures)

Russian oil industry would weather U.S. 'bill from hell'

17 Aug 2018

MOSCOW Stiff new U.S. sanctions against Russia would only have a limited impact on its oil industry because it has drastically reduced its reliance on Western funding and foreign partnerships and is lessening its dependence on imported technology.

Russia's Novatek starts Yamal's second LNG train, sends condensate to Middle East

09 Aug 2018

MOSCOW Russia's Novatek has launched a second liquefied natural gas (LNG) production train at its plant on the Yamal peninsula ahead of schedule, as Moscow is trying to turn into a significant global player on the super cooled gas market.

Exclusive - Russia's Gazprom suspends external borrowing amid spat with Naftogaz: sources

06 Aug 2018

MOSCOW/LONDON Russia's Gazprom suspended its external borrowing programme earlier this year because of a deepening legal dispute with Ukraine's Naftogaz over gas supplies, three banking sources told Reuters.

Russian rail freight operator RTC considers Moscow IPO - sources

25 Jul 2018

MOSCOW, July 25 Rail freight holding company RTC Group, which includes grain transport company Rusagrotrans, is considering an initial public offering (IPO) in Moscow this autumn, several financial market sources told Reuters.

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