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Vladimir Soldatkin

Siberia temperatures hit record for June as wildfires spread

07 Jul 2020

GENEVA/MOSCOW Temperatures in Arctic Siberia soared to a record average for June, more than 5 degrees Celsius (9°F) above normal, in a heat wave that is stoking some of the worst wildfires the region has ever known, European Union data showed on Tuesday.

Putin says Russians voted 'with their hearts' to let him extend rule

03 Jul 2020

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russian society had shown unity by voting to back reforms allowing him to stay in power until 2036 and that Russians had felt the need for the changes in their hearts.

Russia's Novak sees global oil output cuts easing from August

03 Jul 2020

(This July 2 story refiles to clarify sourcing, paragraph 6)

Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

02 Jul 2020

MOSCOW Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified on an industrial scale. | Video

OPEC, Russia seen easing oil production cuts from August - sources

30 Jun 2020

LONDON OPEC and Russia will likely ease record oil production cuts from August as global oil demand recovers and prices have bounced back from their lows, four OPEC+ sources told Reuters.

Russian lawmaker says water, soil samples from fuel spill held up at airport

27 Jun 2020

MOSCOW Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia's Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and Greenpeace said on Saturday.

Russian lawmaker says water, soil samples from fuel spill held up at airport

27 Jun 2020

MOSCOW, June 27 Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia's Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and Greenpeace said on Saturday.

Russia takes a leaf out the U.S. shale oil playbook

25 Jun 2020

MOSCOW Russia is taking a leaf out of the U.S. shale playbook so it can ramp up oil production quickly and hang on to its share of the global market when demand finally recovers after the coronavirus pandemic.

Nord Stream 2 seeks updated permit to complete pipeline in Danish waters

16 Jun 2020

COPENHAGEN/MOSCOW The Nord Stream 2 has requested a permit allowing it to use pipe-laying vessels with anchors to complete the final roughly 120-kilometre stretch of pipeline in Danish waters, Denmark's energy agency (DEA) said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Nord Stream 2 seeks updated permit to complete pipeline in Danish waters

16 Jun 2020

* U.S. senators announce fresh sanctions bill (Adds Nord Stream 2 comment, background)

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