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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NEW YORK/MOSCOW, Feb 13 A veteran U.S.
congressman has criticised what he calls a lack of
accountability in a deal to restrict Russian tycoon Oleg
Deripaska's control over his En+ Group after Reuters established
that three independent trustees would be paid by En+ itself.
* Iran was a major buyer of Russian wheat before boosting
MOSCOW, Feb 13 Meat producer Cherkizovo
and farming conglomerate Rusagro were among
agricultural firms across Russia targeted in a sweeping
investigation into suspected tax evasion on Wednesday.
MOSCOW/WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury believes it can curb the influence of Oleg Deripaska over aluminum giant Rusal despite concerns the Russian oligarch may still be able to pull the strings of his business empire from behind the scenes.
MOSCOW Russian gold and silver producer Polymetal said on Thursday it will focus on asset sales in 2019 rather than getting involved in industry consolidation.
MOSCOW/NEW YORK A law firm appointed to act as a buffer between Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska and one of his businesses, under a deal that allowed Washington to lift sanctions on the firm, has worked closely with Deripaska for years.