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Exclusive: Russia's VTB plans to expand grain business and then exit - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia's VTB bank , which is expanding in commodities in a bid to create a national grains champion, will exit the sector once it has built up the assets in the next few years, its CEO told Reuters.

Exclusive: Russia's VTB plans to expand grain business and then exit - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia's VTB bank, which is expanding in commodities in a bid to create a national grains champion, will exit the sector once it has built up the assets in the next few years, its CEO told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Russia's VTB plans to expand grain business and then exit - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW, Nov 19 Russia's VTB bank, which is expanding in commodities in a bid to create a national grains champion, will exit the sector once it has built up the assets in the next few years, its CEO told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Russia's VTB to meet net 2019 profit target, pay half out in dividends - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW, Nov 19 Russia's state bank VTB expects to meet its net profit forecast of 200 billion roubles ($3.1 billion) this year and to pay half of that in dividends, "unless there are any surprises," Chief Executive Andrey Kostin told Reuters.

Russia's VTB to meet net 2019 profit target, pay half out in dividends - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW, Nov 19 Russia's state bank VTB expects to meet its net profit forecast of 200 billion roubles ($3.1 billion) this year and to pay half of that in dividends, "unless there are any surprises," Chief Executive Andrey Kostin told Reuters.

Russian tycoon Gutseriyev offers to pay in part for bailout costs: document

31 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Gutseriyev has offered to buy back a property company and other assets inherited by the state to partially cover the bailout of banks once owned by his family, a document reviewed by Reuters showed.

Russian c.bank to soften capital regulation on some banks - bank official

28 Oct 2019

MOSCOW, Oct 28 The Russian central bank is set next year to slightly soften capital buffer requirements on banks that assess their own credit risk, deputy governor Vasily Pozdyshev told Reuters, in a bid to encourage more lenders to take up the practice.

Exclusive: Russian central bank, ex-B&N co-owner in talks over 140 billion rouble bailout settlement - sources

03 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is in talks with oil tycoon Mikhail Gutseriyev over 140 billion roubles ($2 billion) his family owe after a banking group they owned was bailed out two years ago, four sources familiar with the talks said.

Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

29 Sep 2019

MOSCOW More than 20,000 Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of protesters jailed over the summer in what opponents of the Kremlin say is a campaign to stifle dissent. | Video

Exclusive: 'Dear Vladimir': VTB asks for Putin's help to create Russian grain champion

23 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russian state-controlled bank VTB has asked President Vladimir Putin to help it create a Russian grain champion to curb the role of foreign traders and give the state greater control over exports, a letter seen by Reuters shows.

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'Everyone was in the loop' about Ukraine pressure campaign

A U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that "everyone was in the loop" about a Trump administration effort to get Ukraine to carry out investigations that might ultimately benefit U.S. President Donald Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.