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Russian investigators call for U.S. investor to be let out of jail

11 Apr 2019

MOSCOW Russian investigators have asked a court in Moscow to free detained U.S. investor Michael Calvey from custody at a hearing later this week and to place him under house arrest instead, the court said on Wednesday.

U.S. says Russian ship suspected of illicit North Korea trade

22 Mar 2019

MOSCOW The U.S. government has named a Russian ship on a list of vessels suspected of providing fuel to Pyongyang, a month after Reuters reported the same ship violated sanctions by carrying out a clandestine transfer to a North Korean tanker.

Exclusive: Despite sanctions, Russian tanker supplied fuel to North Korean ship-crew members

26 Feb 2019

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia A Russian tanker violated international trade sanctions by transferring fuel to a North Korean vessel at sea at least four times between October 2017 and May 2018, two crew members who witnessed the transfers said.

EXCLUSIVE-Despite sanctions, Russian tanker supplied fuel to North Korean ship-crew members

26 Feb 2019

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Feb 26 A Russian tanker violated international trade sanctions by transferring fuel to a North Korean vessel at sea at least four times between October 2017 and May 2018, two crew members who witnessed the transfers said.

UPDATE 1-Sberbank in talks to buy media group Rambler - sources

21 Feb 2019

MOSCOW, Feb 21 Russia's biggest bank Sberbank is in talks to buy Russian media company Rambler Group from businessman Alexander Mamut, several sources close to the matter said.

Russia's GDP growth, at six-year high, raises question of durability

12 Feb 2019

MOSCOW Russia's economic growth climbed to a six-year high in 2018, but the growth was fueled by one-off factors that mean the goals set by President Vladimir Putin won't be achieved without an increase in household incomes, economists said.

Russia's GDP growth, at six-year high, raises question of durability

12 Feb 2019

MOSCOW Russia's economic growth climbed to a six-year high in 2018, but the growth was fuelled by one-off factors that mean the goals set by President Vladimir Putin won't be achieved without an increase in household incomes, economists said.

Russia's GDP growth, at six-year high, raises durability question

12 Feb 2019

MOSCOW, Feb 12 Russia's economic growth climbed to a six-year high in 2018, but the growth was fuelled by one-off factors that mean the goals set by President Vladimir Putin won't be achieved without an increase in household incomes, economists said.

Russia's 2018 GDP growth above target, private consumption weak

04 Feb 2019

MOSCOW The Russian economy grew by 2.3 percent last year, preliminary data from the statistics service showed on Monday, beating official forecasts, but the expansion did not support private sector consumption.

Analysts unanimously expect Russian central bank to hold rates on Friday: Reuters poll

04 Feb 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is expected to hold its key interest rate unchanged on Friday as emerging markets stabilize and inflation hovers around central bank forecasts, according to a Reuters poll.

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