* Russia wants agriculture exports to reach $45 bln by 2024
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MOSCOW Rusal is making its first investment in the United States since Washington lifted sanctions against the Russian aluminum giant, teaming up with U.S. manufacturer Braidy Industries to build a mill in Kentucky.
MOSCOW Russia's largest lender Sberbank is in talks to buy mid-sized food retailer O'Key, six industry sources told Reuters.
MOSCOW, April 11 Russia's largest lender
Sberbank is in talks to buy mid-sized food retailer
O'Key, six industry sources told Reuters.
MOSCOW Russian grocery chain Magnit has made a $1.78 billion non-binding and indicative proposal to smaller competitor Lenta, topping a rival offer from Russian steel magnate Alexey Mordashov, Lenta said on Friday.
MOSCOW Russian steel magnate Alexey Mordashov has raised his bet on the Russian food retail sector with a deal to buy a 42 percent stake in Lenta, to be followed by a cash offer for all the group's outstanding shares.
MOSCOW A firm hired by the U.S. Treasury Department is auditing Russian aluminum giant Rusal to check whether it is complying with the terms of a deal under which Washington agreed to lift sanctions on the company, Rusal said.
MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow was helping Venezuela with supplies of wheat, hours before a Reuters reporter saw a Venezuela-bound cargo ship carrying Russian wheat transit the Bosphorus.
MOSCOW/LONDON The threat of new U.S. sanctions rocked Russian markets on Thursday, as investors were left wondering whether they had been getting too complacent about what had been a long-expected move.
* Novorossiisk is Russia's main deep-sea grain export hub
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