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Russia's 2018 inflation hits 4.2 pct, above central bank's target

29 Dec 2018

MOSCOW Russia's consumer price index (CPI) rose slightly above the central bank target of 4 percent in 2018, the statistics service's preliminary data showed on Saturday.

Russia's Putin accuses U.S. of raising risk of nuclear war

20 Dec 2018

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control treaty and refusing to hold talks about another pact that expires soon. | Video

Putin wirft Ukraine Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vor

28 Nov 2018

Moskau/Berlin Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin hat der Ukraine eine gezielte Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vorgeworfen und die Ausrufung des Kriegsrechts in Teilen des Landes als übertriebene Reaktionen kritisiert.

UPDATE 5-Russia raises 1 bln euros at 3 pct yield in Eurobond sale - FinMin

27 Nov 2018

MOSCOW, Nov 27 Russia raised 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) with a yield of 3.0 percent on Tuesday with the sale of its first euro-denominated Eurobond in five years, the Finance Ministry confirmed, despite an escalation of tensions with Ukraine.

Moody's foresees U.S. sanctions on new Russian debt, but says Moscow can withstand more

26 Oct 2018

MOSCOW The United States is likely to impose sanctions on holdings of new Russian sovereign debt but Moscow's own budget rules make Kremlin finances more resilient to even harsher restrictions, Moody's Senior Vice President Kristin Lindow said.

Kremlin says U.S. plan to quit flawed nuclear pact is dangerous

23 Oct 2018

MOSCOW, Oct 23 The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a landmark nuclear arms treaty Washington says it wants to quit had its weak points, but that the U.S. approach of talking about leaving it without proposing a replacement was dangerous.

Russia and Uzbekistan launch work on nuclear power plant

19 Oct 2018

TASHKENT Russia and Uzbekistan began preliminary work on Friday on the first Uzbek nuclear power plant, a project Moscow estimates will cost $11 billion.

Teenager kills 19 in Crimea college shooting - Russian officials

18 Oct 2018

MOSCOW At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said. | Video

Russian central bank rate seen on hold until end of third-quarter 2019 due to sanction risks: Reuters poll

28 Sep 2018

MOSCOW Russia's central bank will keep its main interest rate at 7.50 percent until the end of the third quarter of 2019, with international risks such as any more sanctions seen as the biggest threat to the economic outlook, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Russia businesses can help foot cost of high-speed rail development: Deputy PM

26 Sep 2018

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia Russian businesses could share with the government the financial burden of building high-speed railways and toll roads - projects high on President Vladimir Putin's economic agenda, a senior Russian government official said.

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