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CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 9-Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry

03 Jul 2019

MOSCOW, July 2 Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on Tuesday.

Russia's Rusal prepares for Panda bond, project finance for new smelter

10 Jun 2019

MOSCOW, June 10 Russia's Rusal has told Reuters it plans to issue a Chinese yuan-denominated bond, known as a Panda bond, and also a rouble bond as the aluminium giant, which was removed from a U.S. sanctions list in early 2019, returns to raising funds.

Russia's VTB eyes stake in grain trader Mirogroup: sources

09 Jun 2019

MOSCOW Russian state-controlled bank VTB, which has been actively buying grain export infrastructure assets, is preparing to buy a stake in major local grain trader Mirogroup, a source familiar with the talks and a grain industry source said.

UPDATE 1-Russia's VTB eyes stake in grain trader Mirogroup - sources

08 Jun 2019

MOSCOW, June 8 Russian state-controlled bank VTB , which has been actively buying grain export infrastructure assets, is preparing to buy a stake in major local grain trader Mirogroup, a source familiar with the talks and a grain industry source said.

Russia's TCS co-owner to Yandex: let's integrate

07 Jun 2019

ST PETERSBURG Oleg Tinkov, the founder and key shareholder in Russia's TCS Group, said on Friday that if his bank were to merge assets with Russian Internet giant Yandex, the united company would be worth over $20 billion.

Russia's Ozon may consider IPO in two years: CEO

06 Jun 2019

ST PETERSBURG Russian online retailer Ozon may consider an initial public offering (IPO) in two years once it has increased its share of the Russian e-commerce market, boosted sales growth and improved infrastructure, its chief executive said.

UPDATE 2-Russia tightens grip over grain exports with state-led association

23 Apr 2019

* Russia wants agriculture exports to reach $45 bln by 2024 (Writes through to add details, context)

Russia's Rusal lands first U.S. investment since sanctions lifted

15 Apr 2019

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.

Russia's Sberbank in talks to buy retailer O'Key: sources

11 Apr 2019

MOSCOW Russia's largest lender Sberbank is in talks to buy mid-sized food retailer O'Key, six industry sources told Reuters.

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